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 for Felicities
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Felicity \Fe*lic"i*ty\, n.; pl. Felicities. [OE. felicite, F.
     f['e]licit['e], fr. L. felicitas, fr. felix, -icis, happy,
     fruitful; akin to fetus.]
     1. The state of being happy; blessedness; blissfulness;
        enjoyment of good.
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              Our own felicity we make or find.     --Johnson.
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              Finally, after this life, to attain everlasting joy
              and felicity.                         --Book of
                                                    Common Prayer.
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     2. That which promotes happiness; a successful or gratifying
        event; prosperity; blessing.
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              the felicities of her wonderful reign. --Atterbury.
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     3. A pleasing faculty or accomplishment; as, felicity in
        painting portraits, or in writing or talking. "Felicity of
        expression." --Bp. Warburton.
  
     Syn: Happiness; bliss; beatitude; blessedness; blissfulness.
          See Happiness.
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