verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
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Idioms for wonder
Origin of wonder
OTHER WORDS FROM wonderwon·der·er, nounwon·der·less, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for wonder
The treatment may not work perfectly—unlike the latest herbal wonder, which of course fixes your brain and all that’s not wrong with it.How Pseudoscientists Get Away With It - Facts So Romantic|Stuart Firestein|August 28, 2020|Nautilus
Updating old content can work wonders for an ill-performing page as well.Content marketing fails: How to analyze and improve|Michael Doer|August 27, 2020|Search Engine Watch
Keeping a website with fresh content can do wonders for your SEO.
East Africa is home to several visible geographical wonders that have attracted tourists to the area.Scientists say a new ocean will form in Africa as the continent continues to split into two|Uwagbale Edward-Ekpu|August 13, 2020|Quartz
The pandemic has thrown a floodlight on the inner workings of this modern wonder—and it’s exposed massive vulnerabilities.Why We Need Mass Automation to Pandemic-Proof the Supply Chain|Derik Pridmore|July 10, 2020|Singularity Hub
I watched Garner die on tape and wondered why I was crying so hard when I am not that much of a cryer at all.
Still, he admitted—without disclosing his salary—that he wondered whether the paychecks were too good to last.
If we wondered where a forger would get the materials to forge a text like this, we need look no further than eBay.Dismembering History: The Shady Online Trade in Ancient Texts|Candida Moss|November 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The conference room suddenly felt very warm, and I wondered if the AC had gone out.
I wondered who else was making a mark in the field in these turbulent times.
In their shelter, Brion and Ulv crouched low and wondered why the attack didn't come.Sense of Obligation|Henry Maxwell Dempsey (AKA Harry Harrison)
Miss Thangue replied, impulsively, "I have often wondered if you numbered satiety among your complexities!"Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
She had never had this curiosity in relation to George Cannon--she had only wondered about his affairs with other women.Hilda Lessways|Arnold Bennett
I have looked at these jewelled sun-clusters many a time, and wondered over them.God and my Neighbour|Robert Blatchford
She wondered if there were a kind of dreadful dog which made a specialty of eating fathers.Rosemary in Search of a Father|C. N. Williamson
British Dictionary definitions for wonder (1 of 2)
verb (when tr, may take a clause as object)
Derived forms of wonderwonderer, nounwonderless, adjective
Word Origin for wonder
British Dictionary definitions for wonder (2 of 2)
Idioms and Phrases with wonder
In addition to the idiom beginning with wonder
- wonders will never cease
- for a wonder
- no wonder
- work wonders