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Causing gladness and tender feelings: a heartwarming tale.


(ˈhɑrtˌwɔr mɪŋ)

1. tenderly moving: a heartwarming story.
2. gratifying; rewarding: a heartwarming public response to the appeal.
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Adj.1.heartwarming - causing gladness and pleasure; "Is there a sight more heartwarming than a family reunion?"
moving - arousing or capable of arousing deep emotion; "she laid her case of destitution before him in a very moving letter"- N. Hawthorne
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