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marvel

verb [I] uk   /ˈmɑː.vəl/ us    /ˈmɑːr-/ (-ll- or US usually -l-)
to show or experience great surprise or admiration: We paused to marvel at the view. [+ that] I often marvel that humans can treat each other so badly. [+ speech] "Just look at that waterfall! Isn't it amazing?" she marvelled.

marvel

noun [C] uk   /ˈmɑː.vəl/ us    /ˈmɑːr-/
a thing or person that is very surprising or causes a lot of admiration: This miniature phone is the latest technological marvel from Japan. It's a marvel (to me) how they've managed to build the tunnel so quickly.
(Definition of marvel from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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