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Synonyms for felicitation

(usually plural) an expression of pleasure at the success or good fortune of another

the act of acknowledging that someone has an occasion for celebration

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He leaned forward and beamed felicitations as warmly as Mainhall himself when, at the end of the play, she came again and again before the curtain, panting a little and flushed, her eyes dancing and her eager, nervous little mouth tremulous with excitement.
She had never imagined herself offering betrothal felicitations to Miss Cornelia.
Pray present my best respects and felicitations, when you mention this pleasant change of circumstances to Lady Glyde.
The trapper laid his long lean finger on the naked shoulder of the Indian as he ended, and seemed to demand his felicitations on his ingenuity and success, with a ghastly smile, in which triumph was singularly blended with regret.
Angela Merkel in which His royal Highness expressed utmost felicitation to Her Excellency the German Chancellor Mrs.
Nagpur, July 18(ANI): Cricketers and childhood friends Sachin Tendulkar and Vinod Kambli on Saturday shared stage at a public felicitation event in Nagpur after a recent controversy over strained relations between them.
In his felicitation message issued here on Monday, the Governor held that Christian community of Balochistan has been playing very positive role in development of the province and expressed the hope that they will continue their constructive role in the society.
In his felicitation message to the President (elect) of India, President Zardari warmly greeted and felicitated his Indian counterpart on his well-deserved election to the high office and wished him long life, health and happiness and continued progress and prosperity to the people of India.
On the occasion of the Pakistan Day, it gives me great pleasure to convey to Your Excellency my heartfelt felicitation and best wishes for Your Excellency and for the continued prosperity and progress of the brotherly people of your country, said the Indonesian President in his greeting message.
The President asked the Prime Minister to convey his felicitation to Usman Bhatti and to the local PPP leadership for successfully organizing the election campaign.
In a message of felicitation, the Pakistan Ambassador said Crown Prince Naif is highly respected by the leadership and people of Pakistan, adding, as the Second Deputy Premier and Minister of Interior, Crown Prince Naif made an outstanding contribution to bringing Pakistan and Saudi Arabia yet closer to each other.
WANA, November 26, 2010 (Balochistan Times): Political Administration of South Waziristan Agency on Friday started registration of Internally Displaced People (IDPs) in Tank for issuance of felicitation cards to them at their return to native towns.
In their separate felicitation messages to the Senators-elect, they said that their unopposed election to the Upper House of the Parliament was substantiation of trust and confidence reposed in them by the leadership of their respective parties and the Members of the provincial legislature.
In his message of felicitation, Gilani said, It gives me great pleasure to convey to Your Excellency my heartiest felicitations on your assumption of the office of Prime Minister of the Republic of Korea.
I wish to extend my heartiest felicitations to Your Excellency on your election as the President of the Islamic Republic of Iran," said President Zardari in his felicitation message, forwarded to President-elect Rouhani by the Pakistani Ministry of Foreign Affairs.