Grateful

Definition of Grateful

Grate´ful
a.1.Having a due sense of benefits received; kindly disposed toward one from whom a favor has been received; willing to acknowledge and repay, or give thanks for, benefits; as, a grateful heart.
A grateful mind
By owing, owes not, but still pays.
- Milton.
2.Affording pleasure; pleasing to the senses; gratifying; delicious; as, a grateful present; food grateful to the palate; grateful sleep.
Now golden fruits on loaded branches shine,
And grateful clusters swell.
- Pope.

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