marvelous


marvelous
01. The house was decorated for Christmas with [marvelous] handmade ornaments.
02. Beckman scored the goal with a [marvelous] shot just over the head of the goalkeeper.
03. For our wedding anniversary, we had a [marvelous] evening of dinner and dancing.
04. The fireworks show last night was simply [marvelous].
05. Joe is a [marvelous] dancer; so light and smooth on his feet.
06. She looked [marvelous] in a simple black dress and pearls.
07. The kids were [marvelously] dressed up as robots for the school play.
08. The play was [marvelously] acted, and the sets were beautiful.
09. Early visitors to China [marveled] at the country's wealth and development.
10. She [marveled] that such a little man could be so strong.
11. Niagara Falls is one of the great [marvels] of the natural world.
12. The [marvels] of modern medicine are such that we are living much longer than our ancestors.
13. That the old man was able to keep playing tennis well into his nineties is simply a [marvel].
14. The relationship between bees and the flowers they pollinate is one of the [marvels] of nature.
15. Pliny the Elder once asked, "What is there that does not appear [marvelous] when it comes to our knowledge for the first time?"
16. Amelia Barr once stated that it is always the simple that produces the [marvelous].
17. Mason Cooley once suggested that between repetition and forgetting, it is a [marvel] that a new thought ever struggles into existence.
18. Barbara Walters once said that to feel valued, to know, even if only once in a while, that you can do a job well is an absolutely [marvelous] feeling.
19. Geraldine Chaplin once remarked, "Drugs are [marvelous] if you want to escape, but reality is so rich, why escape?"
20. Franklin Jones once observed that experience is that [marvelous] thing that enables you to recognize a mistake when you make it again.
21. Aristotle once said that in all things of nature there is something of the [marvelous].
22. The hike to the top of the hill gave us a [marvelous] view of the city.
23. Henry Kissinger once said that the absence of alternatives clears the mind [marvelously].

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