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Miracle - Definition

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Standard Definition

[n] a marvellous event manifesting a supernatural act of God
[n] any amazing or wonderful occurrence

Misc. Definitions

\Mir"a*cle\, n. [F., fr. L. miraculum, fr. mirari to wonder. See {Marvel}, and cf. {Mirror}.]
1. A wonder or wonderful thing. That miracle and queen of genus. --Shak.
2. Specifically: An event or effect contrary to the established constitution and course of things, or a deviation from the known laws of nature; a supernatural event, or one transcending the ordinary laws by which the universe is governed. They considered not the miracle of the loaves. --Mark vi. 5
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3. A miracle play.
4. A story or legend abounding in miracles. [Obs.] When said was all this miracle. --Chaucer. {Miracle monger}, an impostor who pretends to work miracles. {Miracle play}, one of the old dramatic entertainments founded on legends of saints and martyrs or (see 2d {Mystery}, 2) on events related in the Bible.
\Mir"a*cle\, v. t. To make wonderful. [Obs.] --Shak.

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