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1. Of the nature of a miracle; preternatural.
2. So astounding as to suggest a miracle; phenomenal: a miraculous recovery; a miraculous escape.
3. Able to work miracles.

[Middle English miraclous, from Old French miraculeux, from Medieval Latin mīrāculōsus, from Latin mīrāculum, miracle; see miracle.]

mi·rac′u·lous·ly adv.
mi·rac′u·lous·ness n.
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Adv.1.miraculously - in a miraculous mannermiraculously - in a miraculous manner; "my hand grasped the gun that was, miraculously, lying on the ground beside my finger tips"
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[mɪˈrækjʊləslɪ] ADV [survive, escape, transform] → milagrosamente
casualties were miraculously lightlas bajas resultaron ser milagrosamente escasas
miraculously, he escaped unhurtmilagrosamente, salió ileso
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escapeauf wundersame Weise; miraculously intact/unharmedwie durch ein Wunder unbeschädigt; miraculously the baby was unhurtes war wie ein Wunder, dass das Baby unverletzt blieb
(= unbelievably, wonderfully)wunderbar; she was somehow miraculously changedes war nicht zu fassen, wie verändert sie war
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[mɪˈrækjʊləslɪ] advmiracolosamente
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(ˈmirəkl) noun
1. something which man is not normally capable of making happen and which is therefore thought to be done by a god or God. Christ's turning of water into wine was a miracle.
2. a fortunate happening that has no obvious natural cause or explanation. It's a miracle he wasn't killed in the plane crash.
miˈraculous (-ˈrӕkju-) adjective
a miraculous recovery.
miˈraculously adverb
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References in classic literature ?
The feeble fingers were never idle, and one of her pleasures was to make little things for the school children daily passing to and fro, to drop a pair of mittens from her window for a pair of purple hands, a needlebook for some small mother of many dolls, penwipers for young penmen toiling through forests of pothooks, scrapbooks for picture-loving eyes, and all manner of pleasant devices, till the reluctant climbers of the ladder of learning found their way strewn with flowers, as it were, and came to regard the gentle giver as a sort of fairy godmother, who sat above there, and showered down gifts miraculously suited to their tastes and needs.
However, when I had explained to him how my bales had been miraculously restored to me, he graciously accepted my gifts, and in return gave me many valuable things.
This is the place, if the report of the inhabitants deserves any credit, where the Israelites miraculously passed through the Red Sea on dry land; and there is some reason for imagining the tradition not ill grounded, for the sea is here only three leagues in breadth.
And here, also, they used to have a grand procession, of priests, citizens, soldiers, sailors, and the high dignitaries of the City Government, once a year, to shave the head of a made-up Madonna--a stuffed and painted image, like a milliner's dummy--whose hair miraculously grew and restored itself every twelve months.
There is a verbatim account of a report made to me by your Brigadier-General, in which it seems that in the fighting under his command you were three times apparently taken prisoner, three times you apparently escaped; the information which you brought back led to at least two disasters; the information which exactly at the time you were absent seemed to come miraculously into the hands of the enemy, resulted in even greater trouble for us."
A food miraculously given to the Israelites in the wilderness.
But his fist was uncommonly hard and his aim miraculously true in the dark.
Slowly but surely his consciousness grew, his vision of his state thus completing itself; he had been miraculously CARRIED back - lifted and carefully borne as from where he had been picked up, the uttermost end of an interminable grey passage.
He looked in silence at the man who brought, as it were, a waft of air from his own land,--from that isle where he had been so miraculously saved from the hatred of the "English party"; the land he was never to see again.
Dairyman Crick, who was there with the rest, his wrapper gleaming miraculously white against a leaden evening sky, suddenly looked at his heavy watch.
But always, it seemed, were the black pirates of Barsoom victorious, and the girl, brought miraculously unharmed through the conflict, borne away into the outer darkness upon the deck of a swift flier.
To carry it to his lips, and to half empty it at a draught, was the work of an instant, and the three travellers offered up thanks from the depths of their hearts to that Providence who had so miraculously saved them.