marvel definition

  • noun:
    • one which evokes surprise, admiration, or question. See Synonyms at wonder.
    • Strong shock; astonishment.
    • That which causes wonder; a prodigy; a miracle.
    • shock, astonishment.
    • whatever triggers wonder; a prodigy; magic.
    • Wonder.
    • That which causes wonder; an astonishing thing; a wonder; a prodigy.
    • Admiration; astonishment; wonder.
    • a thing that causes emotions of wonder
  • verb-intransitive:
    • In order to become full of question or astonishment.
    • to-be hit with surprise, astonishment, or wonder; to wonder.
  • verb-transitive:
    • To feel amazement or bewilderment at or just around: We marveled that they strolled away unhurt from the car accident.
    • To marvel at.
    • resulting in to marvel, or be surprised; -- utilized impersonally.
  • verb:
    • In order to become filled up with wonderment or admiration; is amazed at one thing.
    • To marvel at.
    • resulting in to marvel or perhaps astonished.
    • be astonished at
    • express astonishment or surprise about one thing
  • others:
    • To wonder at; be struck with surprise at; be perplexed with curiosity about: with a clause for object.
    • to-be filled up with admiration, astonishment, or amazement; wonder.
    • to show up wonderful; seem or be a wonder.
    • Wonderful; marvelous.

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