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revelation

rev·e·la·tion

revelation

 
 
pronunciation:
re v leI shn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of revealing.
When will the revelation of the winner's name take place?
synonyms:
disclosure, manifestation
antonyms:
concealment
definition 2: something that is revealed or newly realized.
The public was dismayed at the startling revelations concerning the former president.The revelation that his father was actually alive filled him with both joy and apprehension.At that moment, she had a revelation that she had the power to choose her own fate.
synonyms:
disclosure, epiphany, eye-opener
similar words:
inspiration, intuition
definition 3: in Christianity, the making known of God to the world; divine manifestation.
definition 4: (cap.) the final book of the New Testament, which prophesies the end of the world and God's victory over Satan; the Apocalypse.
synonyms:
Apocalypse
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