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Definitionsomething that was previously unknown — especially something that is surprising; or making such a thing known
- Even in this flash of revelation, she realized vaguely that, foolish though they seemed, theirs was the right attitude.4.35 (91% in)
- Accepting Uncle Tom's Cabin as revelation second only to the Bible, the Yankee women all wanted to know about the bloodhounds which every Southerner kept to track down runaway slaves.4.38 (40% in)
- I assure you I was too embarrassed at finding myself in such a place to take note of my surroundings," said the doctor formally, more upset at this unsuspected revelation of his wife's character than he had been by all the previous events of the evening.4.46 (64% in)
- She was not altogether certain how she felt about this revelation but as an idea came to her she suddenly laughed aloud.5.54 (70% in)
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