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  1. a wonderful work; marvel; miracle.
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Origin of wonderwork

before 1000; Middle English wonder werk, Old English wundorweorc. See wonder, work
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Examples from the Web for wonderwork

Historical Examples of wonderwork

  • It is full of home-sickness, and the accompaniment (not used in the production) is a wonderwork of color.

    Contemporary American Composers

    Rupert Hughes

  • It is a wonderwork of feeling and deep richness of harmony, of absolute sincerity and inspiration.

British Dictionary definitions for wonderwork


  1. something done or made that excites wonder; miracle or wonder
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Derived Formswonder-worker, nounwonder-working, noun, adjective
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