One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘Lily and Stephen accepted Muriel's congratulations on their wedding’
good wishes, best wishes, greetings, compliments, felicitations
2‘you all deserve congratulations for ensuring that the visit was such a success’
praise, commendation, applause, salutes, honour, acclaim, acclamation, tribute, cheers, ovation, accolade, plaudits, felicitations
approval, admiration, approbation, compliments, adulation, homage
a pat on the back, eulogy, encomium, panegyric, bouquets, laurels, testimonial
North American informal kudos
rare extolment, laudation, eulogium
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