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  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of felicitate.


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  • Thus the hearsomeness of the burger felicitates the whole of the polis.

    Finnegans Wake

  • Look at Timothy, his disciple, whom he felicitates on this account -- "that from a child he had known the holy scriptures."

    The Works of James Arminius, Vol. 1

  • If she can pay off fifty or five hundred -- in the time that she would give to one, she felicitates herself on her clever management.

    The Life Radiant

  • The subject is summed up by Achilles, when Odysseus felicitates him on the honour which he enjoys, even in Hades: "Tell me not of comfort in death," he says: "I had rather be the thrall of the poorest wight that ever tilled a thankless soil for bread, than rule as king over all the shades of the departed."

    Stories from the Odyssey

  • The Ohio State University felicitates and congratulates the University of Virginia upon the happy and honorable completion of One Hundred

    The Centennial of the University of Virginia, 1819-1921

  • The ` ` Harp and Trumpet '' felicitates the citizens of Gopher Prairie on their acquisition of a charming and up-to-date young matron whose absence will be keenly regretted by her many friends in the heavenly younger married set.

    A Parody Outline of History

  • His reply is extant, though as yet unpublished, in which he felicitates them on rejecting, as he himself does, the idea of more than one energy and one will in Christ (Monothelitism), but lays down certain conditions which amount to an acceptance of his Nestorianism, though in a mitigated form.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 9: Laprade-Mass Liturgy

  • (Bible, Science, and Faith, pp. 58-66, French tr.) properly felicitates him on having been the precursor of modern thought.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 2: Assizes-Browne

  • But the American or European, who inwardly groans at a Chinese repast and who felicitates himself on the alleged superior methods of his own race, may well consider how his own customs impress a Celestial.

    New Forces in Old China : An Inevitable Awakening

  • He felicitates himself that, when he gets it once planted, he will have a season of rest and of enjoyment in the sprouting and growing of his seeds.

    Little Masterpieces of American Wit and Humor Volume I


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