She had heard that some kids had come to the house and she hoped that maybe by some miracle her child was among them.
It is a miracle meal small enough to sit in the palm of your hand: Plumpy'nut therapeutic food.
Augie March is a miracle, but many readers today seem to overlook this later masterpiece.
In its heyday, the miracle of AMC was always greater than the sum of its parts.
In the fantasy land of diet marketers, miracle products abound.
In other cases tear-drops were, so to speak, the seed of the miracle.
The miracle and moral plays were in the taste of the age entirely.
The struggle occupied some time, but by a miracle I rose slowly to the surface.
And yet the day had come and the hour had struck, and no miracle had been wrought.
On witnessing this miracle, a great number of spectators were converted to the Faith.
mid-12c., "a wondrous work of God," from Old French miracle (11c.) "miracle, story of a miracle, miracle play," from Latin miraculum "object of wonder" (in Church Latin, "marvelous event caused by God"), from mirari "to wonder at, marvel, be astonished," figuratively "to regard, esteem," from mirus "wonderful, astonishing, amazing," earlier *smeiros, from PIE *smei- "to smile, laugh" (cf. Sanskrit smerah "smiling," Greek meidan "to smile," Old Church Slavonic smejo "to laugh;" see smile (v.)).
From mid-13c. as "extraordinary or remarkable feat," without regard to deity. Replaced Old English wundortacen, wundorweorc. The Greek words rendered as miracle in the English bibles were semeion "sign," teras "wonder," and dynamis "power," in Vulgate translated respectively as signum, prodigium, and virtus. The Latin word is the source of Spanish milagro, Italian miracolo.