an effect or extraordinary event in the physical world that surpasses all known human or natural powers and is ascribed to a supernatural cause.
such an effect or event manifesting or considered as a work of God.
a wonder; marvel.
a wonderful or surpassing example of some quality: a miracle of modern acoustics.
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How to use miracle in a sentence
In an interview with the Hebrew press, he praised the miracles he experienced on the battlefield.
These are just a few of the medical miracles purportedly delivered by dietary supplements.Fish Oil, Turmeric, and Ginseng, Oh My! Are ‘Brain Foods’ B.S.? | Dr. Anand Veeravagu, MD | October 10, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
He also smokes copious amounts of weed mooched off his friends and makes miracles by turning water into cognac.‘Black Jesus’ Resurrected: Racial Stereotypes or Subversive Comedy? | Rawiya Kameir | August 8, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Wonders, apparitions, and miracles also formed a core component of European news broadsheets.
Pope Francis seems to be able to work PR miracles, but is he the man to bring peace to the Middle East?
He must trust to his human merits, and not miracles, for his Sonship is of no value in this conflict.
It may be noted in passing that in the three miracles in Matthew of exorcising a blinding demon the title “Son of David” is used.
But at the root of the unnatural miracles is the natural miracle—the heart of man.
These scientists have worked miracles before which those of the ancient priests and magicians are mere tricks of hanky-panky.God and my Neighbour | Robert Blatchford
Are we, on the evidence of such a people, to believe that miracles happened two thousand years ago?God and my Neighbour | Robert Blatchford
British Dictionary definitions for miracle
an event that is contrary to the established laws of nature and attributed to a supernatural cause
any amazing or wonderful event
a person or thing that is a marvellous example of something: the bridge was a miracle of engineering
short for miracle play
(modifier) being or seeming a miracle: a miracle cure
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