pleasing, welcome


  • ingrate

    If you describe someone as an ingrate, you are criticizing them because they do not express thanks to someone who has helped them—they are ungrateful.

  • ingratiate

    If people try to ingratiate themselves with you, they try to get your approval by doing or saying things that they think will please you.

  • gratuitous

    If something is gratuitous, it is freely given; nevertheless, it is usually unnecessary and can be harmful or upsetting.

  • gratification

    When you have a feeling of gratification, you experience satisfaction or pleasure about a job well done.

  • congratulate

    When you congratulate someone, you praise them or are happy about some success they've had.

  • congratulations

    an expression of approval and commendation

  • congratulatory

    expressive of sympathetic pleasure or joy on account of someone's success or good fortune

  • grateful

    feeling or showing gratitude

  • gratify

    make happy or satisfied

  • gratis

    costing nothing

  • gratitude

    a feeling of thankfulness and appreciation

  • gratuitousness

    the condition of giving something freely, that can be harmful or upsetting

  • gratuity

    a relatively small amount of money given for services rendered (as by a waiter)

  • ingratiating

    capable of winning favor

  • ingratitude

    a lack of gratitude

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