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Definition 1: an impressive or wonderful example of a particular quality - [noun denoting cognition]

Samples where prodigy or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the Marines are expected to perform prodigies of valor

(prodigy is a kind of ...) something to be imitated

"an exemplar of success" "a model of clarity" "he is the very model of a modern major general"

Definition 2: a sign of something about to happen - [noun denoting event]

Samples where prodigy or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he looked for an omen before going into battle

Synonyms for prodigy in the sense of this definition

(prodigy is a kind of ...) an event that is experienced as indicating important things to come

"he hoped it was an augury" "it was a sign from God"

(... is a kind of prodigy ) a favorable omen

(... is a kind of prodigy ) an unfavorable omen

(... is a kind of prodigy ) an omen of death or destruction

Definition 3: an unusually gifted or intelligent (young) person; someone whose talents excite wonder and admiration - [noun denoting person]

Samples where prodigy or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • she is a chess prodigy

(prodigy is a kind of ...) someone who has exceptional intellectual ability and originality

"Mozart was a child genius" "he's smart but he's no Einstein"

(... is a kind of prodigy ) an extremely talented young male person

(... is a kind of prodigy ) a prodigy whose talents are recognized at an early age

"Mozart was a child prodigy"

(... is a kind of prodigy ) an extremely talented young female person

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