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marvelous

mar·vel·ous

marvelous

 
pronunciation:
mar v ls
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: causing awe, admiration, or amazement.
Seeing the space shuttle take off was a marvelous sight.The magician did some truly marvelous tricks.
synonyms:
amazing, astonishing, astounding, breathtaking, phenomenal, prodigious, spectacular, wonderful
antonyms:
commonplace
similar words:
awesome, portentous, sensational, staggering, stunning, superb, surprising, wondrous
definition 2: of the highest quality; splendid.
This new job is a marvelous opportunity for her.The carpenter we hired does marvelous work.
synonyms:
first-class, glorious, great, magnificent, outstanding, splendid, stunning, superb, wonderful
antonyms:
awful, dreadful, egregious
similar words:
extraordinary, fabulous, fantastic, sensational, tremendous
definition 3: miraculous or incredible.
The transformation of a caterpillar into a butterfly is nothing short of marvelous.
synonyms:
incredible, miraculous, unbelievable
similar words:
improbable, inconceivable, strange, unlikely
derivations: marvelously (adv.), marvelousness (n.)