miraculous miraculous  /mə ˈræk jə ləs/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) being or having the character of a miracle
  2. (adj) peculiarly fortunate or appropriate; as if by divine intervention

Usage(s):

  1. The final lateral took a miraculous bounce into the hands of Riley Curry, who ran 34 yards for the score.
  2. Pentecostals can cite Scripture to support miraculous claims.
  3. Problem is that, despite modern science's array of ingenious detectors, this miraculous flow of energy has never been measured or even registered.

News

  1. Rally Saturday in Cleveland for missing Gloria Walker

    "With the miraculous discovery of Amanda, Gina and Michelle, the family feels renewed hope that Gloria could still be out there," activist Judy Martin said.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Sun Press

  2. Claire Julien on The Bling Ring, Gavin Rossdale, and Rapping in Cars

    If your Bling Ring knowledge comes primarily from the article or the miraculous reality series Pretty Wild, then you won’t know too much about the lesser accomplices in the celebrity-robbing scheme. This is great news for Claire Julien, who plays one such teen robber in Sofia Coppola’s new film; it ... More »
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Vulture

  3. Does Tim Tebow Follow Guy Code More Than Any Other NFL Player?

    Credit: Doug Pensinger / Getty Images In typical Tebow-like fashion, Tim Tebow's career just saw a miraculous comeback when he signed with the New England Patriots. Regardless of how his career turns out, the most important question remains: Does Tim Tebow adhere to Guy Code more than any other NFL player? We weighed his pros [...]
    on June 13, 2013     Source: MTV

Quotes

  1. "I've always been a journeyman, and to come out here and beat a couple of the best players in the world on a day like today is near-miraculous, actually," said Bryant, who won only once in more than two decades on the PGA Tour before finding...
    on Jul 8, 2007 By: Brad Bryant Source: USA Today

  2. "We had so much adversity," Ray Allen said after last night's 83-79 loss. "That's why putting ourselves in a position to do this would have been miraculous for us. It would have been wonderful."
    on Jun 18, 2010 By: Ray Allen Source: Boston Globe

  3. "It was like watching one of those plays in slow motion, and it's the Super Bowl and the miraculous catch and all those things," teammate Vonnie Holliday said. "It was up there like that for us. Maybe not for everybody else, but for us it was...
    on Dec 16, 2007 By: Vonnie Holliday Source: CNN International

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