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One who extends good wishes to another.

well′-wish′ing adj. & n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.well-wishing - an expression of good will from one person to anotherwell-wishing - an expression of good will from one person to another; "much hand-shaking and well-wishing"
greeting, salutation - (usually plural) an acknowledgment or expression of good will (especially on meeting)
Adj.1.well-wishing - extending good wishes for successwell-wishing - extending good wishes for success; "his well-wishing supporters"
felicitous - exhibiting an agreeably appropriate manner or style; "a felicitous speaker"
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ThisA range of gems wasA created based on the concept of giving, empowering, well-wishing and self-love.
NNA - Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri received numerous well-wishing calls on Tuesday marking the Adha Feast, most notably from President Michel Aoun, Prime Minister Saad Hariri, former President Michel Sleiman and heads of a number of Arab and Islamic parliaments and legislative councils.
"The brick blessing ceremony was a great way to do this, as it enabled me to get physically involved with laying the foundations of the site whilst saying my well-wishing prayers."
The Punguza Mizigo Bill is being funded by well-wishing Kenyans, Thirdway Alliance Party leader Ekuru Aukot has said.
"I am just the same (as well-wishing fans), I go into another season feeling optimistic and this season is the same for me.
Enrique described the "spectacular" reaction he received from well-wishing Liverpool fans out in Spain.
Family, well-wishing friends and neighbours joined to celebrate the 100th birthday of Helen Bruce - but managed to keep the party plan a secret right up until the big day.
there is a major possibility of things going wrong, that our girls, and even her well-wishing parents do not realise!' Khan further added.'
Michael McIntyre's video is the latest well-wishing message Josh has received.
Being a peace-loving nation, we hope and pray for India to come ahead and embrace Pakistan as her good and well-wishing neighbor.
Thanks for all the well-wishing, but even more so for not making stupid jokes empowering such a threat.
But with the two relegation strugglers facing off in Paisley tonight, all camaraderie and well-wishing will be suspended until after the final whistle.