Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.

Class VI. Words Relating to the Sentient and Moral Powers
Section III. Sympathetic Affections
1. Social Affections

896. Congratulation.

   NOUN:CONGRATULATION, gratulation, felicitation; salute [See Courtesy]; condolence [See Condolence]; compliments of the season; good wishes, best wishes.
   VERB:CONGRATULATE, gratulate, felicitate; give joy, wish one joy; compliment; tender -, offer- one’s congratulations; wish many happy returns of the day, wish a merry Christmas and a happy new year.
  congratulate oneself (rejoice) [See Rejoicing].
   QUOTATION:I wish you all the joy that you can wish.—Merchant of Venice