Pronunciation: (mär'vul),[key] —n., v.,-veled, -vel•ing or (esp. Brit.)-velled, -vel•ling.
—n. 1. something that causes wonder, admiration, or astonishment; a wonderful thing; a wonder or prodigy: The new bridge is an engineering marvel. 2. Archaic.the feeling of wonder; astonishment.
—v.t. 1. to wonder at (usually fol. by a clause as object): I marvel that you were able to succeed against such odds. 2. to wonder or be curious about (usually fol. by a clause as object): A child marvels that the stars can be.
—v.i. to be filled with wonder, admiration, or astonishment, as at something surprising or extraordinary: I marvel at your courage.