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revelation -- (with a lowercase "r")
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The Picture of Dorian Gray
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  • The sense of his own beauty came on him like a revelation.
  • He has preached me as a dogma; to-night he will announce me as a revelation.
  • He told me why he wouldn’t, and it was a revelation to me."

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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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