Examples of manna in a Sentence
Your generous gift was manna from heaven.
the announcement that there would be a sequel was manna to the many fans of the original movie
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Doesn’t a big star at a prime position drop out of the sky like manna from heaven and change fortunes for years?
Believers say his remains produce a liquid called manna, said to have healing powers.
Joel Berry II, playing on a tender ankle, needed 19 shots to score 22 points, and his three 3-pointers — Carolina was 4-for-27 on treys — were manna from heaven.
In fields where new data rarely comes to light, the Scrolls have seemed to be manna from heaven.
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For Kelly Rudolph, senior publicity director for Custom House, a new imprint of William Morrow, the insulting post was manna from heaven.
Cranley believes the Children's issue was manna from heaven for his campaign, which was reeling after the primary loss.
On any football team’s success some good luck must fall and for the Cavers that manna arrived in the form of a 6-3, 185-pound wide receiver/quarterback/safety/punter/kick returner, Thomas Marcus, who has been offered a scholarship to Arizona.
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Origin and Etymology of manna
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
Synonymsdelectation, feast, gas [slang], joy, kick, delight, pleasure, treat
Antonymsaffliction, bane, curse, evil, plague, scourge
Related Wordsamusement, diversion, entertainment, fun, recreation; comfort, relief, solace; gratification, indulgence; ambrosia
Near Antonymshex, hoodoo, jinx; bother, irritant, nuisance, pest; disadvantage; cross, misery, trial, tribulation
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