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 say that they did a great job on something or wish them well about something that happened to them.

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