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 Meanings and Examples of GRATEFUL
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grateful
 a.  thankful; appreciative of benefits received
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  "If you are going to talk vilely I shall go into the house," she cried, grateful that the shadows hid her crimson face.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
2  Scarlett would have been eternally grateful to Will, had he asked her for Carreen's hand.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXX
3  Even with this startling news, Scarlett was grateful that Aunt Pitty had saved her the necessity of bringing his name into the conversation herself.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIII
4  And she was so grateful to Frank for saving Tara she felt a warm affection for him and an equally warm determination that he should never regret marrying her.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVI
5  Scarlett did not mean to be short tempered and she really wanted to make Frank a good wife, for she was fond of him and grateful for his help in saving Tara.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVI
6  She tired more easily these days than she liked to admit and she was always silently grateful when he took the reins.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVIII
7  Will did not speak at first and Scarlett was grateful.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIX
8  "I'll bet the other ladies ain't grateful to me," said Belle with sudden venom.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVI
9  And I'll bet they ain't grateful to Captain Butler neither.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVI
10  And Father Merriwether intends to call and he talks like he was in his dotage and says he's grateful to that scoundrel, even if I'm not.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIX
11  He gave her a smile, so pleasant, so grateful that Mrs. Merriwether stood uncertainly for a moment.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LII
12  She was in truth grateful for the refuge offered her: Mrs. Peniston's opulent interior was at least not externally dingy.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 3
13  Instead of having to flatter, she would be flattered; instead of being grateful, she would receive thanks.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 4
14  I HAVE thanked you; I've shown I was grateful.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 13
15  I HAVE had bothers; and I am grateful to you for wanting to relieve me of them.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 15
Example Sentence: (31 in 3 pages)
16  I would be grateful if you could send the completed form back as soon as possible.
17  Kate gave him a grateful smile.
18  "Rochester was so willing to receive and looked so grateful for the pastime given him; you have noticed this?" "Grateful! I cannot remember detecting gratitude in his face."
19  Do not certain ingenious philosophers teach this doctrine, and ought not we to be grateful to them?
20  One by one they stepped in at last and took shelter under the tent; but to have company in misery seemed something to be grateful for.
21  I was grateful, without showing undue excitement.
22  He said he was feeling well and was very grateful to be there.
23  Let us be grateful that the damage is remediable.
24  The grateful team presented the coach with a silver chain and pendant engraved with the school's motto.
25  Their rude manners grate on us.
26  After a while her voice really started to grate on me.
27  There were red coals in the grate.
28  The screams of the quarreling children grate on her nerves.
29  I gratefully took the cup of coffee she offered me.
30  Any help or donations will be gratefully received.