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congratulate

verb

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to express to (someone) admiration for his or her success or good fortune
  • let me be the first to congratulate you on winning the award

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The first known use of congratulate was in 1539

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“Congratulate.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/congratulate. Accessed 18 May. 2022.

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