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prodigy

noun

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something extraordinary or surprising
  • a new drug that is being hailed as the latest prodigy of the medical world

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“Prodigy.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/prodigy. Accessed 19 Feb. 2020.

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