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to congratulate
express one's pleasure to another person at that person's success
express one's pleasure...
gracious
pleasant; courteous; kindly
grateful
feelin or expressing gratitude; thankful; obliged
gratitude
to gratify
to give or be a source of pleasure or satisfaction
give
gratis
without charge or payment; free
libre
immortality
1. eternal life
2. lasting fame
moribund
dying; newar death
mortal
1. destined to die
2. human
3. causing death; fatal
mortal
human being; person; individual
mortality
1. death rate
2. mortal nature
mortician
undertaker
mortification
shame; humiliation; embarrasment
to mortify
embarass; shame; humiliate
mortuary
funeral home
rigor mortis
stiffness of the body that sets in several hours after death
corporal
bodily
corporation
body authorized by law to act as a single person and to have rights and duties
corps
1. organized body of persons
2. branch of the military
corpus
general collection of body of writings, laws, etc.
corpuscle
1. blood cell
2. minute particle
corpus delecti
1. facts proving that a crime has been commited
2. body of the victim in a murder case
esprit de corps
spirit of a body of persons; group spirit
habeas corpus
1. writ requiring a detained person to be brought before a court to investigate the legality of that person's detention
2. right of a citizen to secure court protection against illegal imprisonment
to incorporate
combine so as to form one body
aqueduct
artificial channel for conducting water over a distance
conducive
tending to lead to; contributive; helpful
to conduct
to lead; to guide; to escort
deduction
1. taking away; subtraction
2. reasoning from the general to the particular
duct
tube or channel for conducting a liquid, air, etc.
ductile
1. able to be drawn out or hammered thin
2. easily led; docile
induce
to lead on; to move by persuasion
to induct
to admit as a member; to initiate
induction
1. ceremony by which one is made a member; initiation
2. reasoning from the particular to the general
seduction
enticement; leading astray into wrongdoing
to traduce
malign; slander; vilify; calumniate
viaduct
bridge for conducting a road or railroad over a valley, river, etc.
consecutive
following in regular order; succssive
consequence
1. that which follows logically; result
2. importance, as a person of <i> consequence </i>
to execute
1. to follow through to completion; to carry out
2. to put to death
inconsequential
of no consequence; trivial; unimportant
non sequitur
statement that does not follow from previous statements
to persecute
to oppress; to harass; to annoy
to prosecute
1. to follow to the end or until finished
2. to conduct legal proceedings against; to sue
sequel
something that follows; continuation
sequence
the following of one thing after another
sequential
arranged in sequence