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revelation -- (with a lowercase "r")
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Catch-22
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  • Or had it been a true revelation?
  • There was no mistaking the awesome implications of the chaplain’s revelation: it was either an insight of divine origin or a hallucination; he was either blessed or losing his mind.
  • Yossarian rejoiced, holding both fists aloft triumphantly as though hoping to squeeze revelations from them.

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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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