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revelation -- (with a lowercase "r")
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Dune
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  • He felt some revelation impending.
  • My Lady, when one has lived with prophecy for so long, the moment of revelation is a shock.
  • What a fascinating revelation.
  • Yet, they had escaped, and Paul sensed himself trembling on the verge of a revelation.
  • The revelation shook him, and Jessica thought: If only he knew the tricks we use!
  • Like an abrupt revelation—the curtains whipped away—she realized she had become aware of a psychokinesthetic extension of herself.
  • But Jessica’s attention was focused on the revelation of the Water of Life, seeing its source: the liquid exhalation of a dying sandworm, a maker.
  • That weapon — the claim to possession of the one and only revelation.
  • And he lay as one dead, caught up in the revelation of the Water of Life, his being translated beyond the boundaries of time by the poison that gives life.
  • (61 Revelations.) Muad’Dib: "Religion often partakes of the myth of progress that shields us from the terrors of an uncertain future.

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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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