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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fantastic, grand, howling(a), marvelous, marvellous, rattling(a), terrific, tremendous, wonderful, wondrous(adj)

    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"

  2. improbable, marvelous, marvellous, tall(a)(adj)

    too improbable to admit of belief

    "a tall story"

  3. marvelous, marvellous, miraculous(adj)

    being or having the character of a miracle

GCIDE

  1. Marvelous(a.)

    Partaking of the character of miracle, or supernatural power; incredible; so improbable as to defy belief.

    Etymology: [OE. merveillous, OF. merveillos, F. Merveilleux. See Marvel, n.]

Wiktionary

  1. marvelous(Adjective)

    Exciting wonder or surprise; astonishing; wonderful.

    I went to a marvelous party last week.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Marvelous(noun)

    exciting wonder or surprise; astonishing; wonderful

    Etymology: [OE. merveillous, OF. merveillos, F. Merveilleux. See Marvel, n.]

  2. Marvelous(noun)

    partaking of the character of miracle, or supernatural power; incredible

    Etymology: [OE. merveillous, OF. merveillos, F. Merveilleux. See Marvel, n.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of marvelous in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of marvelous in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of marvelous in a Sentence

  1. Julie Andrews:

    Bette Davis was always marvelous.

  2. Octavio Paz:

    Man, even man debased by the neocapitalism and pseudosocialism of our time, is a marvelous being because he sometimes speaks. Language is the mark, the sign, not of his fall but of his original innocence. Through the Word we may regain the lost kingdom and recover powers we possessed in the far-distant past.

  3. Larry Riemersma:

    As a sinner I could not please God, I could not neutralize or pay for my own sin. But when God justified me by His grace He went on record declaring me righteous. He didn't wave a magic wand and declare me to be innocent. His holiness would not permit it. A basis for declaring me righteous was needed. The ground upon which my justification is built is the substitutionary death of His son, Jesus Christ. The shedding of blood demonstrates the righteousness of God 'that He might be just and the justifier of the one who has faith in Jesus' (Rom. 326 NKJV). What a marvelous plan Man's plan of salvation by good works is offensive to God and to anyone who has been saved by God's grace.

  4. Denise Levertov:

    Marvelous Truth, confront us at every turn, in every guise.

  5. Theodor Herzl:

    The body is a marvelous machine...a chemical laboratory, a power-house. Every movement, voluntary or involuntary, full of secrets and marvels

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