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American Dictionary of the English Language

Webster's Dictionary 1828

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Marvelous


M'ARVELOUS, adjective

1. Wonderful; strange; exciting wonder or some degree of surprise.

This is the Lord's doing; it is marvelous in our eyes. Psalms 118:1.

2. Surpassing credit; incredible.

3. The marvelous in writings, is that which exceeds natural power, or is preternatural; opposed to probable.

4. Formerly used adverbially for wonderfully, exceedingly.