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English noun: marvel

1. marvel (event) something that causes feelings of wonder


SamplesThe wonders of modern science.


Synonymswonder


Broader (hypernym)happening, natural event, occurrence, occurrent


English verb: marvel

1. marvel (communication) be amazed at


SamplesWe marvelled at the child's linguistic abilities.


ExamplesSam and Sue marvel over the results of the experiment


Synonymswonder


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)react, respond

2. marvel (communication) express astonishment or surprise about something


ExamplesSam and Sue marvel over the results of the experiment


Pattern of useSomebody ----s PP.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE


Broader (hypernym)express, give tongue to, utter, verbalise, verbalize









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