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congratulate
express one's pleasure to another person at that person's success
gracious
pleasant; courteous; kindly
grateful
feeling or expressing gratitude; thankful; obliged
gratify
give or be a source of pleasure or satisfaction
gratis
without charge or payment; free
gratitude
thankfulness
gratuitous
1. given freely
2. unwarranted, as a gratuitous remark
gratuity
present of money in return for a favor or service; tip
ingrate
ungrateful person
ingratiate
establish (oneself) in the favor or good graces of another
immortal
1. not subject to death
2. not subject to oblivion
immortality
1. eternal life
2. lasting fame
moribund
dying; near death
mortal
1. destined to die
2. human
3. causing death; fatal
mortality
1. death rate
2. mortal nature
mortician
undertaker
mortification
shame; humiliation; embarrassment
mortify
embarrass; shame; humiliate
mortuary
funeral home
rigor mortis
stiffness of the body that sets in several hours after death
corporal
bodily (corporal punishment)
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
corpse
dead body
corpulent
bulky; obese; very fat
corpus
general collection or body of writings, laws, etc.
corpuscle
1. blood cell
2. minute particle
corpus delicti
1. facts proving that a crime has been committed
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
incorporate
combine so as to form one body
aqueduct
artificial channel for conducting water over a distance
conducive
tending to lead to; contributive; helpful
conduct
lead; guide; 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
lead on; move by persuasion
induct
admit as a member; 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
traduce
malign; slander; vilify; calumniate
viaduct
brudge for conducting a road or railroad over a valley, river, etc.