felicitating
Felicitate Fe*lic"i*tate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Felicitated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {felicitating}.] [Cf. F. f['e]liciter.] 1. To make very happy; to delight. [1913 Webster]

What a glorious entertainment and pleasure would fill and felicitate his spirit. --I. Watts. [1913 Webster]

2. To express joy or pleasure to; to wish felicity to; to call or consider (one's self) happy; to congratulate. [1913 Webster]

Every true heart must felicitate itself that its lot is cast in this kingdom. --W. Howitt.

Syn: See {Congratulate}. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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