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wonder

won·der

wonder

 
 
pronunciation:
wuhn dr
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
inflections: wondered, wondering, wonders
definition: to want to know about; sometimes used when making a polite request.
I wonder where she is.I was wondering if you could tell me his phone number?
similar words:
doubt, inquire, question
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a thing or event that causes admiration or surprise.
This huge, beautiful cave is a natural wonder.It was a wonder that she recovered from her illness.
similar words:
curiosity, sight, surprise
derivation: wonderer (n.)
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