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Inspiring delight, pleasure, or admiration; extremely good; marvelous.‘they all think she's wonderful’‘the climate was wonderful all the year round’
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- ‘What a wonderful thing fantasy is when we can suspend the responsibly rule for a while.’
- ‘It will enrich the amazing melange of sounds that make up this wonderful new South Africa.’
- ‘It had been such a wonderful day and the beautiful evening was its crowning glory.’
- ‘What a wonderful sight it was to see so many beautiful boats on the lough at the same time.’
- ‘How wonderful it would have been if we were to agree with each other on all the things.’
- ‘It was wonderful to be alive and young on that sunny day after a close brush with death.’
- ‘It's a wonderful idea to do this incredible and strange show around such pictures.’
- ‘If it happens, it will be a first for the town and may turn out to be a wonderful idea.’
- ‘It is a substantial piece of work and a wonderful, and inspiring, record of bravery.’
- ‘I turned up the music and let the car be filled with the wonderful sound of Aerosmith once more.’
- ‘It was wonderful to see a synagogue which had so far been only a word to me in the Bible.’
- ‘He has a wonderful work ethic and speed to burn, so like I say it is just a matter of time.’
- ‘What a fantastic idea, and what a wonderful way to learn more about Roman history!’
- ‘I had never been abroad before, and the few of my friends who had been had made it sound wonderful.’
- ‘I have been in contact with a wonderful band who are very keen to come to Pewsey and play.’
- ‘At the resort we met some wonderful folks that we hope we'll get a chance to see again.’
- ‘If he's on the tube we can just mute the gabble and marvel at his wonderful face instead.’
- ‘Her takes were wonderful and we were really delighted with what she did on set.’
- ‘Wave after wave of pure pleasure washed over her and she could not believe how wonderful it felt.’
- ‘It was the very early stages of what has become an amazing and wonderful relationship.’
Late Old English wunderfull (see wonder, -ful).
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