verb (used with object), mar·veled, mar·vel·ing or (especially British) mar·velled, mar·vel·ling.
verb (used without object), mar·veled, mar·vel·ing or (especially British) mar·velled, mar·vel·ling.
- martínez ruiz,
- martínez ruiz, josé,
- marumi kumquat,
- marvell, andrew,
Origin of marvel
Examples from the Web for marvel
But relative to centuries past, America is a marvel of domestic tranquility.
As part of their ambitious film schedule, Marvel has cast British actor Benedict Cumberbatch to play the doctor in 2016.The Flying Sorcery of Dr. Strange: Benedict Cumberbatch Is Marvel's Most Bizarre Magician|Rich Goldstein|December 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I have a great relationship with the Marvel team, and the character of Heimdall.Idris Elba on Eric Garner, ‘Mi Mandela,’ and Selling Weed to Dave Chappelle|Marlow Stern|December 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
We can only hope that she will marvel at how much the city and country have changed.‘I Can’t Breathe!’ ‘I Can’t Breathe!’ A Moral Indictment of Cop Culture|Michael Daly|December 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Great Invisible is something of a marvel—a balanced, unabridged portrait of life before and after the BP disaster.
Even Senegambians: they can look at the pictures and marvel over them.I, Mary MacLane|Mary MacLane
Mr. Marvel rushed behind the bar as the summons outside was repeated.The Invisible Man|H. G. Wells
It was something to marvel at, that a Christian college had been at work in this great city for forty years.John Wesley, Jr.|Dan B. Brummitt
Wayne hesitated, partly to translate O'Reilly's rumblings and partly to marvel at an audacious idea taking shape in his mind.High Dragon Bump|Don Thompson
Jesu, said the king, I marvel what knight he is, and of what lineage he is come.Le Morte D'Arthur, Volume I (of II)|Thomas Malory
verb -vels, -velling or -velled or US -vels, -veling or -veled
Word Origin for marvel
c.1300, "miracle," also "wonderful story or legend," from Old French merveille "a wonder, surprise, miracle," from Vulgar Latin *miribilia (also source of Spanish maravilla, Portuguese maravilha, Italian maraviglia), altered from Latin mirabilia "wonderful things," from neuter plural of mirabilis "wonderful, marvelous, extraordinary; strange, singular," from mirari "to wonder at," from mirus "wonderful" (see smile). A neuter plural treated in Vulgar Latin as a feminine singular. Related: Marvels.
c.1300, "to be filled with wonder," from Old French merveillier "to wonder at, be astonished," from merveille (see marvel (n.)). Related: Marveled; marveling.