(Mar"tyr*ly), adv. In the manner of a martyr.
(Mar"tyr*o*loge) n. [LL. martyrologium: cf. F. martyrologe.] A martyrology. [Obs.] Bp.
(Mar`tyr*o*log"ic Mar`tyr*o*log"ic*al) a. Pertaining to martyrology or martyrs; registering, or
registered in, a catalogue of martyrs.
(Mar`tyr*ol"o*gist) n. [Cf. F. martyrologiste.] A writer of martyrology; an historian of martyrs.
(Mar`tyr*ol"o*gy) n.; pl. -gies [Martyr + -logy.] A history or account of martyrs; a register
of martyrs. Bp. Stillingfleet.
(Mar"tyr*ship), n. Martyrdom. [R.] Fuller.
(Mar"vel) n. [OE. mervaile, F. merveille, fr. L. mirabilia wonderful things, pl., fr. mirabilis wonderful,
fr. mirari to wonder or marvel at. See Admire, Smile, and cf. Miracle.]
1. That which causes wonder; a prodigy; a miracle.
I will do marvels such as have not been done.Ex. xxxiv. 10.
Nature's sweet marvel undefiled.Emerson.
2. Wonder. [R.] "Use lessens marvel." Sir W. Scott.
Marvel of Peru. (Bot.) See Four- o'clock.
(Mar"vel), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Marveled or Marvelled; p. pr. & vb. n. Marveling or Marvelling.]
[OE. merveilen, OF. merveillier.] To be struck with surprise, astonishment, or wonder; to wonder.
Marvel not, my brethren, if the world hate you.1 john iii. 13.
(Mar"vel), v. t.
1. To marvel at. [Obs.] Wyclif.
2. To cause to marvel, or be surprised; used impersonally. [Obs.]
But much now me marveleth.Rich. the Redeless.
(Mar"vel*ous) a. [OE. merveillous, OF. merveillos, F. Merveilleux. See Marvel, n.] [Written
1. Exciting wonder or surprise; astonishing; wonderful.
This is the Lord's doing; it is marvelous in our eyes.Ps. cxiii. 23.
2. Partaking of the character of miracle, or supernatural power; incredible.
The marvelous fable includes whatever is supernatural, and especially the machines of the gods.Pope. The marvelous, that which exceeds natural power, or is preternatural; that which is wonderful; opposed
to the probable.