marvelled marvelled

Definition(s):

  1. (n) something that causes feelings of wonder
  2. (v) be amazed at
  3. (v) express astonishment or surprise about something

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Usage(s):

  1. With radio so enormously developed laymen marvelled that so shrewd a businessman as Newcomb Carlton was taking so ambitious a stride in the cable field.
  2. Experts marvelled at the way in which the composer handled his difficult subject.
  3. Nevertheless, the London critics marvelled at the recent run of The Beggar's Opera.

News

  • This Lightbulb Comes Shattered On Purpose

    We've all marvelled at those high-speed photographs showing the point of impact when a speeding bullet pierces and shatters a lightbulb. And thanks to a Swedish company called Gässling , those moments are now frozen in time in real life, with a series of pre-shattered bulbs created using 3D printers. Read more...        
    on March 28, 2014     Source: Gizmodo

Quotes

  1. "In recent months, the world has marvelled at the hopeful changes taking place from Baghdad to Beirut to Bishkek," said Bush.
    on May 10, 2005 By: President Bush Source: CTV.ca

  2. "We did a film together, and it was for me a great experience because I had always admired his work," recalled Poitier. "When I saw him in films I had always marvelled at the subtlety of his work. He was truly gifted."
    on Aug 30, 2006 By: Sidney Poitier Source: Independent

  3. "New stars were born," Rogge said. "Stars from past Games amazed us again. We shared their joys and their tears and we marvelled at their ability. We will long remember the achievements we witnessed here."
    on Aug 24, 2008 By: Jacques Rogge Source: Jamaica Gleaner

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