The American-distributed Qurans would be gratefully received.
“The Obama administration came in and gave us this extra push,” he said, gratefully.
Upon being hauled onto the ship, he gratefully drank a glass of water and then broke into tears.
Lopez, wearing an orange Scoop T-shirt dress, looks as gratefully exhausted as any new mother.
Cicely kissed him gratefully, and they sat down at the table.
"You are very kind, Captain Smith," said Robert, gratefully.
It was an excellent offer, and Felix had no hesitation in gratefully closing with it, even without consulting Wilmet.
Adams gratefully protracted the handshake that accompanied these inquiries.
Diodoros immediately became calmer, and looked up at the girl as gratefully as though the soothing silence were owing to her.
And gratefully pressing my hand at the end, "This has been the chance of a lifetime," he said.
1550s, "pleasing to the mind," also "full of gratitude," from obsolete adj. grate "agreeable, thankful," from Latin gratus "pleasing" (see grace). "A most unusual formation" [Weekley]. Hard to think of another case where English uses -ful to make an adjective from an adjective. Related: Gratefully; gratefulness.