Definition of Marvel

1. Noun. Something that causes feelings of wonder. "The wonders of modern science"

Exact synonyms: Wonder
Generic synonyms: Happening, Natural Event, Occurrence, Occurrent
Derivative terms: Marvellous, Marvelous, Wonder, Wondrous



2. Verb. Be amazed at. "Sam and Sue marvel over the results of the experiment"; "We marvelled at the child's linguistic abilities"
Exact synonyms: Wonder
Generic synonyms: React, Respond
Derivative terms: Marveller, Wonder, Wonder, Wonderer, Wonderment

3. Verb. Express astonishment or surprise about something. "Sam and Sue marvel over the results of the experiment"

Definition of Marvel

1. n. That which causes wonder; a prodigy; a miracle.

2. v. i. To be struck with surprise, astonishment, or wonder; to wonder.

3. v. t. To marvel at.

Definition of Marvel

1. Noun. That which causes wonder; a prodigy; a miracle. ¹

2. Noun. Surprise, astonishment. ¹

3. Verb. To become filled with wonderment or admiration; to be amazed at something. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Marvel

1. to be filled with wonder or astonishment [v -VELED, -VELING, -VELS or -VELLED, -VELLING, -VELS]

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Literary usage of Marvel

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1. The invisible man: A Grotesque Romance by Herbert George Wells (1897)
"THOMAS marvel YOU must picture Mr. Thomas marvel as a person of copious, ... Mr. Thomas marvel was sitting with his feet in a ditch by the roadside over the ..."

2. The Bookman (1910)
""The Haven" John marvel, Assistant, by Thomas Nelson Page, is a picture not only of what may happen again, "John marvel, but of what is happening Assistant" ..."

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