This word is one one often encounters in "Sword and Sorcery" novels, which are in the Science Fiction and Fantasy genre.
Suggested usage: "Andrew's ability to diagnose and repair computer problems shows skills more thaumaturgical than technical."
The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
VARIANT FORMS: also thau·ma·tur·gist (-tûr'jĭst)
NOUN: A performer of miracles or magic feats.
ETYMOLOGY: Greek thaumatourgos : thauma, thaumat-, wonder + ergon, work; see werg- in Appendix I.
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