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revelation -- (with a lowercase "r")
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Childhood's End
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  • The creeds that had been based upon miracles and revelations had collapsed utterly.
  • The whole incident had been an extraordinary one, the first revelation of the Overlords’ hatred of cruelty.
  • Here was a revelation which no-one could doubt or deny: here, seen by some unknown magic of Overlord science, were the true beginnings of all the world’s great faiths.

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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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