congratulations

[ kuh n-grach-uh-ley-shuh n or, often, -graj-, kuh ng- ]SEE DEFINITION OF congratulations

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I call on you, dear Alicia, for congratulations: I am my own self, gay and triumphant!

I accept your congratulations with pride, and I am glad you approve.'

Any but these men of iron would have adjourned for thanks and congratulations.

They might have written to him, and have offered their congratulations.

"You have got to thank me for it all, Jimmy," Ethel said, when he came to her for congratulations.

Then they went into the library, where Professor Wentworth added his congratulations.

Therefore Clotilde joyfully smiled her congratulations to him as a sincere friend.

And by no means all of the time was used in congratulations.

Nellie whispered in my ear as I offered her my congratulations, "We owe it all to you, Roscoe."

If my candour does not displease thee, accept my congratulations.

WORD ORIGIN

1630s, an exclamation conveying a sentiment of congratulation, from congratulation (q.v.).

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