miracle worker

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Noun1.miracle worker - a person who claims or is alleged to perform miraclesmiracle worker - a person who claims or is alleged to perform miracles
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
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The Supervet C4, 8pm Animal expert Noel Fitzpatrick is considered a miracle worker by the pet owners he deals with.
This little pot of concealer is a miracle worker. It not only is a miracle worker.
MIRACLE WORKER Superheavy Impressive debut single from pop supergroup formed by Mick Jagger, Dave Stewart, Joss Stone and Damian Marley.
Pleshette, whose career included roles in such films as Hitchcock's "The Birds" and in Broadway plays including "The Miracle Worker," underwent chemotherapy for lung cancer in 2006.
Paracelsus as a 16th century figure famous as a doctor of alchemy medicine, who gained a reputation in his times as both miracle worker and a fake.
Robinson in Mike Nichols's The Graduate--won both of her Tony plaudits in plays by William Gibson, directed by Arthur Penn: Two for the Seesaw and The Miracle Worker. Born Anna Maria Louisa Italiano, Bancroft first tried Hollywood, where 20th Century Fox recommended her new name.
ANNE BANCROFT, who won the 1962 best actress Oscar as the teacher of a young Helen Keller in The Miracle Worker but achieved greater fame as the seductive Mrs Robinson in The Graduate, has died.
She won an Oscar for her 1962 film The Miracle Worker where she played the teacher to Helen Keller in the movie directed by Arthur Penn.
Scotland coach Matt Williams has moved to dampen the optimism of the Scottish public ahead of the forthcoming Six Nations championship by insisting he is no miracle worker.
Sullivan's actors further engage in a variety of body/dance exercises and restage scenes from films such as The Miracle Worker, Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?, Persona, and Marat/Sade.
In the eyes of these children and their parents, Opeka is a miracle worker, the man who, against all odds, has transformed the lives of thousands of families in Antananarivo, the capital of Madagascar.
Introduction 3: 1a Miracle worker comes 3: 1a Body 3: 1b-6 Opponents presented 3: 1b-2a Narrator intrudes 3: 2b,c Miracle worker commands 3: 3 Miracle worker questions 3: 4a Opponents respond 3: 4b Narrator intrudes 3: 5a,b Miracle worker commands 3: 5c Opponents depart 3: 5d-6 Conclusion 3: 7a Miracle worker departs 3: 7a After giving his outline, Broadhead first explicates it in a section entitled |narrative morphology', then analyses the way in which the formal elements interact with each other in a section entitled |narrative syntax'.