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miracle (s) (noun), miracles (pl)
1. An event that appears incapable of being explained by the laws of nature and so it is held to be supernatural in origin or an act of God: There are many who have experienced miracles in their lives because of wonders that have happened which gave them unexplainably fortunate results in their efforts to achieve what otherwise was considered to be impossible objectives!
2. An effect or extraordinary event in the physical world that surpasses all known human or natural powers and is ascribed to a divine cause: Watching the desert bloom after a thunderstorm is like watching a miracle as life is bursting forth from the barren hills.
3. Any amazing or incredible occurrence: After a week of severe storms with rain and high winds, it was a miracle when dawn broke and it was calm, the birds were singing, and the sun was shining again.
4. Etymology: from Old French miracle, from Latin miraculum, "object of wonder" (in Church Latin, "marvelous event caused by God"); from Latin mirari, "to wonder at"; and from mirus, "wonderful".
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