The guards cared little for the well-being of the inmates, and instead sold them alcohol, which they gladly bought over food.
A man sitting next to the bus driver handed the soldier a bottle of water which was gladly received with a "thank you."
If a patient is not yet playing football and a parent asks for my opinion, I gladly share it.
Old English glæd "bright, shining, joyous," from Proto-Germanic *glada- (cf. Old Norse glaðr "smooth, bright, glad," Danish glad "glad, joyful," Old Saxon gladmod "glad," Old Frisian gled "smooth," Dutch glad "slippery," German glatt "smooth"), from PIE *ghel- "to shine" (see glass). The modern sense is much weakened. Slang glad rags "one's best clothes" first recorded 1902.