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Today's word is:

wondrous

|ˈwəndrəs|

adjective literary

  • Inspiring a feeling of wonder or delight; marvelous: This wondrous city.

adverb [ as submodifier ] archaic

  • Marvelously; wonderfully: She is grown wondrous pretty.

ORIGIN: late 15th cent.: alteration of obsolete wonders (adjective and adverb), genitive of wonder, on the pattern of marvelous .