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An art prodigy, Jago quit the Academy of Fine Art in Frosinone at age 20 because he was fed up with the rules and the academic dogma.

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Hassabis is a former chess prodigy, a master by the time he was 13 and at one time ranked second in the world for his age.

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The otherworldly gifted guitar prodigy Marcus Machado paints the grisly times that we’re living in using sound on his latest cut called “Shape Shift”.

Natural talent or physiological advantages might give you a slight edge, but even a prodigy isn’t going to master all aspects of a game they’ve never played before instantly.

Zhang, a programming prodigy, has long been regarded as China’s most independent, if elusive, tech tycoon.

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Twelve-year-old dance prodigy Maddie Ziegler has suffered the wrath of Dance Moms tyrant Abby Lee Miller.

Her integrity had been questioned two years prior, when 60 Minutes sent a camera crew to document the child prodigy in action.

At all of seven years old, Aelita Andre has already held the title of “child prodigy” for five years.

Quebecois child actor-turned-filmmaking prodigy Xavier Dolan, who wrote his debut feature at just 16.

When he was a teenager, the engineering prodigy was head of product at UrbanBaby.

To attempt to cut out Mrs. Kaye I should need a little genuine enthusiasm; and frankly, your beloved prodigy does not inspire it.

But what is a prodigy of nature, except an event which happens more rarely than some others?

At seven the portrait of the prodigy was taken, and engraved by Mr. Sherwin, the artist.

Mozart was a child prodigy at six years and maintained his ability through a long life.

Nor could popes and sovereigns render too great honor to such a prodigy of genius.


On this page you'll find 56 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to prodigy, such as: genius, sensation, whiz, wizard, wunderkind, and brain.

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