That which causes wonder; a prodigy; a miracle.
* Bible, Exodus xxxiv. 10
* Sir Walter Scott
- I will do marvels such as have not been done.
- Use lessens marvel .
To become filled with wonderment or admiration; to be amazed at something.
* Bible, 1 John iii. 13
(obsolete) To marvel at.
- Marvel not, my brethren, if the world hate you.
(obsolete, transitive, used impersonally) To cause to marvel or be surprised.
* Richard the Redeless
- But much now me marvelleth .
A place full of delights or marvels.
* 1983 , David Quentin Voigt, American Baseball: From Postwar Expansion to the Electronic Age
* 1996 , Weekly World News (volume 18, number 7, 12 November 1996, page 18)
- In new suburban wonderworlds , psychic and social tensions challenged marital togetherness, prompting a new generation of muckrakers to expose the harried lives of affluent Americans.
* 2003 , Holly Hughes, Best Food Writing 2003 (page 181)
- Your child dives into the deep sea and meets a wonderworld of strange creatures!
* 2007 , Natalie Robins, Steven M. L. Aronson, Savage Grace (page 164)
- When I finally took a trip to Marcoland, or to one outpost of his kingdom anyway, a wonderworld in Mayfair called Mirabelle, I found a fantasy of '50s posh, with neither wild attitude nor blood sausage in sight.
- I spent a lot of time at the Ballston Beach parking lot with him, blocking off large sections and flooding them with water from his house, making vast, swamp wonderworlds between the parked cars.