- marvell, andrew,
Origin of marvelous
Examples from the Web for marvelously
She is a marvelously complicated, funny, infuriating, and in some ways deeply admirable character.Colm Toibin Describes The Creation Of His Quiet Masterpiece ‘Nora Webster’|Jennie Yabroff|November 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As Ezra Klein acknowledged, Mitt is a marvelously talented -- if so pragmatic he infuriates ideologues -- manager.
Through the marvelously clear air the smoke of the pastoral village of Poker Flat rose miles away.The Short-story|William Patterson Atkinson
Consider how exactly, how marvelously, indeed, its situation corresponds to that of a pair of tongs.Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc|Mark Twain
But suddenly, before a single word left her lips, her aspect changed strangely and marvelously.The Bride of the Tomb and Queenie's Terrible Secret|Mrs. Alexander McVeigh Miller
This elemental essence is marvelously sensitive to human thought, however fleeting.Ghosts I Have Seen|Violet Tweedale
Of these men the Washingtons were the most prominent, and George Washington was a marvelously inspired leader.Historic Highways of America (Vol. 6)|Archer Butler Hulbert
c.1300, "causing wonder," from Old French merveillos "marvelous, wonderful" (Modern French merveilleux), from merveille (see marvel (n.)). Weakened sense of "splendid, very nice" is from 1924. Related: Marvelously.