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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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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.
Now, as D'Artagnan had been the hero of these two fights, it was upon him that all the felicitations fell, which Athos, Porthos, and Aramis abandoned to him, not only as good comrades, but as men who had so often had their turn that could very well afford him his.
Fernand closed his eyes, a burning sensation passed across his brow, and he was compelled to support himself by the table to prevent his falling from his chair; but in spite of all his efforts, he could not refrain from uttering a deep groan, which, however, was lost amid the noisy felicitations of the company.
Pray present my best respects and felicitations, when you mention this pleasant change of circumstances to Lady Glyde.
In his message to the newly elected office bearers and members governing body, the Senate Chairman extended warmest felicitation on their success and said that their election was a manifestation of confidence of Journalist fraternity reposed in them.
In his message to the newly elected President of NPC Tariq Chaudhary, Secretary General Shakeel Anjum, Vice Presidents Asif Bashir Chaudhary, Bilal Dar, Kashif Rafique and Maira Imran, Finance Secretary Nausheen Yousaf, Joint Secretaries Abid Abbasi, Nadeem Chaudhary, Syed Dastar Shah and Fauzia Kalsum Rana and members governing body, he extended warmest felicitation on their success and said that their election was a manifestation of confidence of journalist fraternity reposed in them.
Considering this unprecedented success, Chanakya IAS Academy conducted a felicitation ceremony in which the faculty along with the parents were present today at India Habitat Centre.
The Dubai Ruler also thanked Shaikh Mohammed bin Zayed, describing him as a "brother and friend," noting that his felicitation carried themes of love and appreciation.
Sarath Amanugama, Senior Minister for International Monetary Cooperation and Deputy Minister of Finance and Planning was the Chief Guest and Chandrika Kumaratunga, former President of Sri Lanka and Padma Shri Pandit Amaradeva were the Guests of Honour at the felicitation event.
ONLY two out of the eight current and former players turned up to receive the Davis Cup Commitment Trophy during a felicitation ceremony on Saturday.
President Ali Abdullah Saleh sent on Sunday a felicitation cable to the newly elected German President Christian Wulff.
I hasten to convey my formal congratulations to you on behalf of PCB, the PCB chairman said in a felicitation to Shashank.
Around 106 facilities including hospitals, clinical laboratories and outpatient clinics took part in the felicitation ceremony.
IT IS turning out to be a season of felicitation, farewells and emotional dinners for retiring cricketers -- or by those who have retired.
Mohammed bin Ismael Al Alsheikh extended felicitation to.