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miracle

mir·a·cle

miracle

 
 
pronunciation:
mi r kl
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: an event that cannot be explained by the known laws of nature and is thought to be caused by a power not of the earth.
An earthquake was once thought to be a miracle.
similar words:
marvel, mystery, phenomenon, revelation, wonder
definition 2: a wonderful or amazing event or thing.
We learned about the miracles of modern science.
synonyms:
marvel, wonder
antonyms:
calamity, tragedy
similar words:
curiosity, event, happening, milestone, novelty, phenomenon, sensation, spectacle
Word History
Miracle comes from a Latin word that means "to look at with astonishment."