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A marvelous or miraculous act, work, or achievement; a marvel.

won′der·work′er n.
won′der·work′ing adj.


something done or made that excites wonder; miracle or wonder
ˈwonder-ˌworker n
ˈwonder-ˌworking n, adj


(ˈwʌn dərˌwɜrk)

a wonderful work or deed; marvel; miracle.
[before 1000]
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Because of the many miracles attributed to his intercession, he is also known as Nikolaos the Wonderworker.
Nor is he an incompetent wonderworker or some demon spirit out to do mischief.
And she argues that the folk references to Stavrogin suggest the narod's propensity to flock to false, sectarian prophets, to join bloody uprisings, and to mistake pretenders for the true tsar (119), as well as their belief that in times of crisis Nicholas the Wonderworker rose to save his people (123).
So strongly does Flusser hold this view that he concludes that Mark presents us with a Jesus who is a supernatural, lonely holy man and wonderworker who is unique and universally misunderstood even by his disciples.
She describes Paulina as "the final artist and wonderworker of the play" (849) and calls her "a true descendant of her namesake, the Apostle Paul," because she, too, awakens our faith in a way similar to Paul's call, in Ephesians and elsewhere, for the Church to awake from its slumber to redemption (850).
Teets Schwartze argues that Bloom suffers from an anxious androgyny, emanating from his assertion of 'muscular Christianity' and incidents like his gender transformation in 'Circe' and receipt of the Wonderworker, addressed to Mrs L Bloom that promised 'making a new man of you' (U.
Kingsley's emphasis on physical hardness resonates in the references to the Wonderworker and Eugene Sandow's Physical Strength and How to Attain It in "Calypso" and "Ithaca" "Measur[ing] himself against .