congratulation

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  • She had not even said a word of congratulation upon his own escape. Cited from The Lady of the Aroostook, by W. D. Howells
  • In the first place we are a good deal given to self-congratulation. Cited from Modern Eloquence: Vol III, After-Dinner Speeches P-Z, by Various
  • I thought of trying to set down a similar list of self-congratulations for myself. Cited from Mince Pie, by Christopher Darlington Morley
  • I advanced towards him with an air of congratulation, and offered him my hand. Cited from Arthur Mervyn, by Charles Brockden Brown
  • One by one the rest of the party came up, full of congratulations. Cited from The Rover of the Andes, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • Her letter of congratulation began to run through her mind as she turned the title page. Cited from Martie The Unconquered, by Kathleen Norris
  • I told him that all was working well, and received his congratulations. Cited from The Expressman and the Detective, by Allan Pinkerton
  • And yet it would be impossible that any word of such congratulation should pass his lips? Cited from The American Senator, by Anthony Trollope
  • Letter after letter came from old friends of the school full of congratulations, but no money. Cited from The Quest of the Silver Fleece, by W. E. B. Du Bois
  • You have made a choice upon which I cannot offer you my congratulations. Cited from The Stepmother, A Drama in Five Acts, by Honore De Balzac
  • If he could not speak at all, his audience would have reason for self-congratulation. Cited from Punchinello, Vol. 1, No. 1, Saturday, April 2, 1870, by Various
  • He looked forward to the congratulations of old friends; the more the better. Cited from The Testing of Diana Mallory, by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • Let me add my congratulations to the many you have already received. Cited from Marie Gourdon, by Maud Ogilvy
  • Yet is there in this state of things nothing but food for congratulation? Cited from The Life of the Spirit and the Life of To-day, by Evelyn Underhill
  • He came up to me with a word of congratulation on the article. Cited from A Writer's Recollections, V2, Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • My congratulations keep their distance, and pass no farther than my heart. Cited from The Works of John Dryden, Vol. 6 (of 18), ed. by Walter Scott
  • After the first congratulations were over another side to the question called for a hearing. Cited from The Life of John Ruskin, by W. G. Collingwood
  • Before going into town to hear the returns, I write you my congratulations. Cited from The Life and Letters of Walter H. Page, Volume I, by Burton J. Hendrick
  • I have received from London several other congratulations of the same kind. Cited from Life of Adam Smith, by John Rae
  • It is one which I trust will bring me your true congratulations. Cited from The Chink in the Armour, by Marie Belloc Lowndes
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Words starting with congratulation

Meaning of congratulation

  • noun The act of acknowledging that someone has an occasion for celebration
  • noun (usually plural) an expression of pleasure at the success or good fortune of another
    I sent them my sincere congratulations on their marriage