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mar·vel

 (mär′vəl)
n.
1. One that evokes surprise, admiration, or wonder. See Synonyms at wonder.
2. Archaic Strong surprise; astonishment.
v. mar·veled, mar·vel·ing, mar·vels also mar·velled or mar·vel·ling
v.intr.
To become filled with wonder or astonishment.
v.tr.
To feel amazement or bewilderment at or about: We marveled that they walked away unhurt from the car accident.

[Middle English merveille, marvail, from Old French merveille, from Vulgar Latin *miribilia, alteration of Latin mīrābilia, wonderful things, from neuter pl. of mīrābilis, wonderful, from mīrārī, to wonder, from mīrus, wonderful; see smei- in Indo-European roots.]

marvel

(ˈmɑːvəl)
vb, -vels, -velling or -velled, -vels, -veling or -veled
(when: intr, often foll by at or about; when tr, takes a clause as object) to be filled with surprise or wonder
n
1. something that causes wonder
2. archaic astonishment
[C13: from Old French merveille, from Late Latin mīrābilia, from Latin mīrābilis, from mīrārī to wonder at]

mar•vel

(ˈmɑr vəl)

n., v. -veled, -vel•ing (esp. Brit.) -velled, -vel•ling. n.
1. something that arouses wonder, admiration, or astonishment: an engineering marvel.
2. a feeling of wonder.
v.t.
3. to wonder at: I marvel that you won.
v.i.
4. to be filled with wonder.
[1250–1300; < Old French merveil(l)e < Late Latin mīrābilia marvels, derivative of Latin mīrābilis marvelous = mirā(rī) to be surprised + -bilis -ble]

marvel

- Traces to Latin mirabilia, from mirari, "wonder at."
See also related terms for wonder.

marvel


Past participle: marvelled
Gerund: marvelling

Imperative
marvel
marvel
Present
I marvel
you marvel
he/she/it marvels
we marvel
you marvel
they marvel
Preterite
I marvelled
you marvelled
he/she/it marvelled
we marvelled
you marvelled
they marvelled
Present Continuous
I am marvelling
you are marvelling
he/she/it is marvelling
we are marvelling
you are marvelling
they are marvelling
Present Perfect
I have marvelled
you have marvelled
he/she/it has marvelled
we have marvelled
you have marvelled
they have marvelled
Past Continuous
I was marvelling
you were marvelling
he/she/it was marvelling
we were marvelling
you were marvelling
they were marvelling
Past Perfect
I had marvelled
you had marvelled
he/she/it had marvelled
we had marvelled
you had marvelled
they had marvelled
Future
I will marvel
you will marvel
he/she/it will marvel
we will marvel
you will marvel
they will marvel
Future Perfect
I will have marvelled
you will have marvelled
he/she/it will have marvelled
we will have marvelled
you will have marvelled
they will have marvelled
Future Continuous
I will be marvelling
you will be marvelling
he/she/it will be marvelling
we will be marvelling
you will be marvelling
they will be marvelling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been marvelling
you have been marvelling
he/she/it has been marvelling
we have been marvelling
you have been marvelling
they have been marvelling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been marvelling
you will have been marvelling
he/she/it will have been marvelling
we will have been marvelling
you will have been marvelling
they will have been marvelling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been marvelling
you had been marvelling
he/she/it had been marvelling
we had been marvelling
you had been marvelling
they had been marvelling
Conditional
I would marvel
you would marvel
he/she/it would marvel
we would marvel
you would marvel
they would marvel
Past Conditional
I would have marvelled
you would have marvelled
he/she/it would have marvelled
we would have marvelled
you would have marvelled
they would have marvelled
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.marvel - something that causes feelings of wondermarvel - something that causes feelings of wonder; "the wonders of modern science"
happening, natural event, occurrence, occurrent - an event that happens
Verb1.marvel - be amazed at; "We marvelled at the child's linguistic abilities"
react, respond - show a response or a reaction to something
2.marvel - express astonishment or surprise about somethingmarvel - express astonishment or surprise about something
give tongue to, utter, express, verbalise, verbalize - articulate; either verbally or with a cry, shout, or noise; "She expressed her anger"; "He uttered a curse"

marvel

verb
1. be amazed, wonder, gaze, gape, goggle, be awed, be filled with surprise Her fellow workers marvelled at her infinite energy.
noun
1. wonder, phenomenon, miracle, portent A new technological marvel was invented there - the electron microscope.
2. genius, whizz (informal), prodigy Her death is a great tragedy. She really was a marvel.

marvel

noun
1. One that evokes great surprise and admiration:
Idioms: one for the books, the eighth wonder of the world.
2. The emotion aroused by something awe-inspiring or astounding:
Archaic: admiration, dread.
verb
To have a feeling of great awe and rapt admiration:
Translations
عَجيبَه، مُعْجِزَهيَتَعَجَّب، يُدْهَشُ من
divobdivovatzázrak
blive forbavsetvidunder
furîa sig , undrastundur, furîa
stebėtisstebuklas
apbrīnotbrīnītiesbrīnumscilvēks ar apbrīnojamām spējām
čuditi sečudo
harikahayret etmekşaşmak

marvel

[ˈmɑːvəl]
A. Nmaravilla f
you're a marveleres una maravilla
it's a marvel to me how she does itno llego a entender cómo lo hace
if he gets there it will be a marvelsi llega será un milagro
B. VImaravillarse, asombrarse (at de)

marvel

[ˈmɑːrvəl]
nmerveille f
the marvels of creation → les merveilles de la création
vis'émerveiller
to marvel at sth → s'émerveiller de qch

marvel

nWunder nt; the marvels of modern sciencedie Wunder der modernen Wissenschaft; this medicine is a marveldiese Medizin wirkt Wunder; if he ever gets there it will be a marvel (inf)wenn er jemals dort ankommt, ist das ein Wunder; it’s a marvel to me that he escaped unhurtes kommt mir wie ein Wunder vor, dass er ohne Verletzungen davonkam; it’s a marvel to me how he does it (inf)es ist mir einfach unerklärlich or schleierhaft, wie er das macht; her desk is a marvel of tidinessihr Schreibtisch ist ein Muster an Ordnung; you’re a marvel! (inf)du bist ein Engel!; (= clever)du bist ein Genie!
vistaunen (→ at über +acc); to marvel at a sighteinen Anblick bestaunen; they marvelled (Brit) or marveled (US) at her beauty (liter)sie bewunderten ihre Schönheit

marvel

[ˈmɑːvl]
1. n (of nature) → meraviglia; (of science, skill) → prodigio
if she gets there it will be a marvel (fam) → se ci arriva è un miracolo
it's a marvel to me how she does it (fam) → non so proprio come riesca a farlo
you're a marvel! (fam) → sei un fenomeno!
2. vi to marvel (at) (awestruck) → rimanere incantato/a (davanti a); (surprised) → stupirsi (di fronte a), meravigliarsi (di)

marvel

(ˈmaːvəl) noun
something or someone astonishing or wonderful. the marvels of the circus; She's a marvel at producing delicious meals.
verbpast tense, past participle ˈmarvelled , (American) ˈmarveled
(often with at) to feel astonishment or wonder (at). They marvelled at the fantastic sight.
ˈmarvellous adjective , (American) ˈmarvelous
1. wonderful. The Alps are a marvellous sight.
2. very good in some way; excellent. a marvellous idea.
ˈmarvellously adverb