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fantastic, grand, howling(a), marvelous, marvellous, rattling(a), terrific, tremendous, wonderful, wondrousadjective
extraordinarily good or great ; used especially as intensifiers
"a fantastic trip to the Orient"; "the film was fantastic!"; "a howling success"; "a marvelous collection of rare books"; "had a rattling conversation about politics"; "a tremendous achievement"
marvelous, marvellous, miraculousadjective
being or having the character of a miracle
improbable, marvelous, marvellous, tall(a)adjective
too improbable to admit of belief
"a tall story"
Exciting wonder or surprise; astonishing; wonderful.
I went to a marvellous party last week.
Etymology: First attested from 1300, from Old French, from merveillos, from merveille a wonder. See also: marvel.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: merveilleux, French.
She has a marvellous white hand, I must confess. William Shakespeare.
This is the Lord’s doing; it is marvellous in our eyes. Psal. cxviii. 23.
The marvellous fable includes whatever is supernatural, and especially the machines of the gods. Alexander Pope, Iliad. Pref. to the.
Marvellous is a 90-minute British drama television film first broadcast on BBC Two on 25 September 2014. Directed by Julian Farino and written by Peter Bowker, it is about the life of Neil Baldwin from Westlands, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire.In the 1990s Baldwin, now an honorary graduate of Keele University, was appointed as Stoke City Football Club's kit-man by its manager Lou Macari.Baldwin's autobiography, Marvellous: Neil Baldwin – My Story, was published in hardback in 2015. In 2022 his story was told on stage, in a play, also called Marvellous, performed at the New Vic Theatre in Newcastle-under-Lyme and at @sohoplace in London's West End.
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Rank popularity for the word 'marvellous' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2012
Rank popularity for the word 'marvellous' in Adjectives Frequency: #652
The numerical value of marvellous in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of marvellous in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Examples of marvellous in a Sentence
I used to think I was marvellous in bed until I discovered that all my girl friends suffered from asthma.
Hard work gives marvellous outcome.
Experience is that marvellous thing that allows you to recognize a mistake when you've already made it many times!
The only sad thing for me was not being able to go further into other parts of Nigeria, it is such a vast country and obviously there are so many other states and interesting areas. I know many are facing different challenges and other opportunities, so it was a pity not being able to do that, but otherwise it's always marvellous coming here because people are so friendly. I'm always intrigued by the way so many of these young, for instance, are developing really interesting ideas that they can turn into businesses and things like that, helping to tackle some of the real issues we face, particularly around the environment and waste and goodness knows what else. Very ingenious characters.
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