Marvel Mar"vel, n. [OE. mervaile, F. merveille, fr. L. mirabilia wonderful things, pl., fr. mirabilis wonderful, fr. mirari to wonder or marvel at. See {Admire}, {Smile}, and cf. {Miracle}.] 1. That which causes wonder; a prodigy; a miracle. [1913 Webster]

I will do marvels such as have not been done. --Ex. xxxiv. 10. [1913 Webster]

Nature's sweet marvel undefiled. --Emerson. [1913 Webster]

2. Wonder. [R.] ``Use lessens marvel.'' --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster]

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