Definition of marvel in English:
verb (marvels, marveling, marveled ; chiefly British marvels, marvelling, marvelled)[no object]
- Finally satisfied, I sat down once again, and stared out to the horizon, marvelling at the wonders of the natural world.
- Most of the people it seemed spent their time walking around aimlessly or staring and marvelling at the fires in pits outside their homes.
- The girl or woman he was addressing seemed to be expected to sit in silence, marvelling at the brilliance of the person orating at her.
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- If we adopt a responsible approach to our use of the Internet we can only expand our horizons through the marvel of this new technology.
- Custom barrels are marvels of technology and worth their price.
- He can still credit marvels, the little miracles and epiphanies that rise out of our daily lives.
miracle from Middle English:
In Latin a miraculum was ‘an object of wonder’ and was formed from mirus ‘wonderful’. These also lie behind admiration (Late Middle English) and marvel (Middle English).
- Example sentences
- I desperately want and need to be a marveler of the world - I think marveling goes hand in hand with imagining and believing in impossible things - and yet… I'm deeply dissatisfied with amount and quality of marveling I actually do on an ordinary day.
- Myself, I am a star marveler, but it seems to me that they are not as many or as bright as they were when I was a child.
- I am an inventor, appliance repair man, collector, and above all marveler at the odd and out of the ordinary.
Words that rhyme with marvelHavel, larval, Marvell, rondavel
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