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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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The Day ofAaAeAeA St NicholasAaAeAeA (Nikola), also known as Wonderworker, the pa of fisherman, sailors, merchants and bankers, is being marked nationwide by Orthodox Christians in Bulgaria on Wednesday, December 06.
John the Wonderworker Orthodox Church in Eugene's Whiteaker neighborhood in 2011.
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.
He was not a reformer nor a rebel, but a faith-healer and wonderworker who anticipated divine intervention in history to save Jews--if Jews would only be more stringent in their observances and its ethical base teaching mercy and kindness.
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).
George the Wonderworker, Boris and Gleb, the murdered innocents, and Dimitry, who was canonized in the Russian Orthodox Church" (166).
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 .