wonder


wonder
01. I [wonder] what time it is. Does anybody have a watch on?
02. "How did Pam get here so quickly?" Harold [wondered].
03. It's no [wonder] Marsha broke up with Brad. He was always staring at other girls when they went out.
04. It's a [wonder] that someone wasn't hurt when Leslie rolled her car.
05. The little boy stared in [wonder] at the huge waterfall.
06. If you're [wondering] why I'm so late, it's because I got lost!
07. I [wonder] why his wife didn't come to the party.
08. Jacques Cousteau once remarked that the happiness of the bee and the dolphin is to exist. For man it is to know that, and to [wonder] at it.
09. The tourists stared in [wonder] as the Northern Lights shimmered in the cold, clear sky.
10. Our pet dog disappeared one day, and I have always [wondered] what happened to it.
11. Many people [wonder] what will happen to Cuba following the death of Fidel Castro.
12. Tibet is an ancient country that has been a source of mystery and [wonder] for hundreds of years.
13. Andy Rooney once remarked, "I've learned that simple walks with my father around the block on summer nights when I was a child did [wonders] for me as an adult.
14. A Greek proverb suggests that [wonder] is the beginning of wisdom.
15. The Hanging Gardens of Babylon were one of the seven [wonders] of the ancient world.

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  • Wonder — Won der, n. [OE. wonder, wunder, AS. wundor; akin to D. wonder, OS. wundar, OHG. wuntar, G. wunder, Icel. undr, Sw. & Dan. under, and perhaps to Gr. ? to gaze at.] [1913 Webster] 1. That emotion which is excited by novelty, or the presentation to …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Wonder — Won der, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Wondered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Wondering}.] [AS. wundrian.] [1913 Webster] 1. To be affected with surprise or admiration; to be struck with astonishment; to be amazed; to marvel. [1913 Webster] I could not sufficiently… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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