prodigy likewise is relatively common in mathematics and the sciences.
The twit, Guy Clinch, is the unlucky father of Marmaduke, an 18-month-old prodigy of domestic mayhem.
Internet prodigy and Reddit founder Aaron Swartz committed suicide on Friday.
I wonder if your prodigy plays cards; that is, such as we ladies play?
It is marvelous that it should be a prodigy and at the same time common.
Hellenism, in other words, is as much a prodigy of beauty as Christianity is a prodigy of sanctity.
There were incidents in which action assumed the proportions of prodigy.
At length, being fully persuaded that I thoroughly admired him, and looked upon him as a prodigy of learning, he took his leave.
At seven the portrait of the prodigy was taken, and engraved by Mr. Sherwin, the artist.
At the schools in Cork to which he was sent he was regarded as a prodigy.
late 15c., "sign, portent, something extraordinary from which omens are drawn," from Latin prodigium "prophetic sign, omen, portent, prodigy," from pro- "forth" (see pro-) + -igium, a suffix or word of unknown origin, perhaps from *agi-, root of aio "I say" (see adage). Meaning "child with exceptional abilities" first recorded 1650s.