Roget's Thesaurus: Entry 872 (Prodigy)

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#872. Prodigy. -- N. prodigy, phenomenon; wonder, wonderment; marvel, miracle; monster &c. (unconformity) 83; curiosity, lion, sight, spectacle; jeu de theatre[Fr], coup de theatre; gazingstock[obs]; sign; St. Elmo's fire, St. Elmo's light; portent &c. 512.

bursting of a shell, bursting of a bomb; volcanic eruption, peal of thunder; thunder-clap, thunder-bolt.

what no words can paint; wonders of the world; annus mirabilis[Lat]; dignus vindice nodus[Lat].

Phr. natura il fece e poi roppe la stampa [Ital.].