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Far from the Madding Crowd
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revelation -- (with a lowercase "r")
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Far from the Madding Crowd
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  • The contrast of this revelation with her anticipations of some sinister figure in sombre garb was so great that it had upon her the effect of a fairy transformation.
  • It was such an unexpected revelation of all women being alike at heart, even those so different in their accessories as Fanny and this one beside him, that Troy could hardly seem to believe her to be his proud wife Bathsheba.
  • Gabriel hoped that the whole truth of the matter might not be published till at any rate the girl had been in her grave for a few days, when the interposing barriers of earth and time, and a sense that the events had been somewhat shut into oblivion, would deaden the sting that revelation and invidious remark would have for Bathsheba just now.
  • Now after that revelation of how the land lies with Bathsheba, ’twould be a mistake to kill me, would it not?"

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  • It was a revelation to me. Until they gave us those tests, I had no idea that I was better than most people at clerical accuracy.
  • I was leaning toward voting for her, but her stance on education policy was a revelation to me.

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