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prodigy
used in The Count of Monte Cristo

2 uses
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Definition
an impressive or wonderful example of a particular quality

or:

a child prodigy (someone who is a master of one or more skills or arts at an early age)
  • You are certainly a prodigy; you will soon not only surpass the railway, which would not be very difficult in France, but even the telegraph.
    Chapters 85-86 (19% in)
  • Although master of himself, Monte Cristo, scrutinized with irrepressible curiosity the magistrate whose salute he returned, and who, distrustful by habit, and especially incredulous as to social prodigies, was much more despised to look upon "the noble stranger," as Monte Cristo was already called, as an adventurer in search of new fields, or an escaped criminal, rather than as a prince of the Holy See, or a sultan of the Thousand and One Nights.
    Chapters 47-48 (62% in)

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