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

won′der·work′er n.
won′der·work′ing adj.
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something done or made that excites wonder; miracle or wonder
ˈwonder-ˌworker n
ˈwonder-ˌworking n, adj
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(ˈwʌn dərˌwɜrk)

a wonderful work or deed; marvel; miracle.
[before 1000]
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References in classic literature ?
The very pipe, in which burned the spell of all this wonderwork, ceased to appear as a smoke-blackened earthen stump, and became a meerschaum, with painted bowl and amber mouthpiece.
Who has turned the wonderwork! of the seas into underwater cemeteries bereft of color and life?
The lack of critical-care physicians and surgeons is particularly severe in low-income countries--"the biggest global health problem no one has ever heard of," said Brian Mullaney, founder of WonderWork, a charity that provides surgeries for children who are blind, burned or have clubfoot.
He sponsored the arts, pursued social reform, constructed aqueducts, transformed the capital into a wonderwork of marble and - critically - brought peace to the city's citizens.
What a triumph they achieved: one of the greatest concert halls in the world, housing the premiere of a wonderwork from the world's greatest living composer.
It was clearly intended to amaze as a kind of wonderwork, and to belong through natural affinities with the other wonders in the Wunderkammer of Rudolph II, the most energetic collector of his age.
Real Estate, LLC brokered a 1,991-squar-efoot new lease at 411 Fifth Avenue for Wonderwork Inc.
In any case, if Cubism, in name and artistic substance, emerged only in 1908, then the legendary wonderwork Les demoiselles d'Avignon clearly cannot be the "first Cubist work," since it was done early in the summer of 1907.
The webinar will be led by WonderWork's cofounder Anna McGrath.
Meridian Capital Group arranged $68 million in financing for the Vitre condominium tower in New York, on behalf of Wonderworks Construction and their partners.
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