congratulate

[ kuh n-grach-uh-leyt or, often, -graj-, kuh ng- ]SEE DEFINITION OF congratulate

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"I congratulate you, Miss Porter," he said, raising his hat.

When I meet that Woodville boy I'm going to congratulate him.

"I congratulate you on your success in evading it," observed Brentwick, undisturbed.

You have foiled me, and conquered: be it so; I congratulate you.

People would talk of it, approve of it, and congratulate him.

I congratulate you on the success of your first attempt at spying.

I wish to congratulate him on the best story he has ever written!

After the contest he is usually the first to congratulate the successful candidate.

I congratulate you upon the wonderful opportunity that lies before you.

I congratulate you on the conciliatory spirit that's been displayed.

WORD ORIGIN

1540s, from Latin congratulatus, past participle of congratulari "to congratulate" (see congratulation). Related: Congratulated; congratulating.

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