REVELATION in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of REVELATION
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 n.  act of revealing or disclosing to others what was unknown before; manifestation of divine truth
Classic Sentence: (81 in 6 pages)
1  Even in this flash of revelation, she realized vaguely that, foolish though they seemed, theirs was the right attitude.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXV
2  Accepting Uncle Tom's Cabin as revelation second only to the Bible, the Yankee women all wanted to know about the bloodhounds which every Southerner kept to track down runaway slaves.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXVIII
3  She was not altogether certain how she felt about this revelation but as an idea came to her she suddenly laughed aloud.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER LIV
4  The revelation of this suddenly-established intimacy effectually chilled his desire to see her.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: Chapter 8
5  Her most positive experience was the revelation of Mrs. Flickerbaugh, the tall, thin, twitchy wife of the attorney.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXVII
6  Captain Peleg's bruited reason for this thing appeared by no means adequate; though, indeed, as touching all Ahab's deeper part, every revelation partook more of significant darkness than of explanatory light.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 106. Ahab's Leg.
7  And the drawing near of Death, which alike levels all, alike impresses all with a last revelation, which only an author from the dead could adequately tell.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 110. Queequeg in His Coffin.
8  Out of this revelation, part by part, at last came out the four acts of the gladness, and the one long, and as yet uncatastrophied fifth act of the grief of his life's drama.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 112. The Blacksmith.
9  This revelation seemed to me inestimably precious.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 3. Lena Lingard: II
10  The recognition did not lessen the reality, the poignancy of the revelation by any suggestion or promise of instability.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Context  Highlight   In XV
11  His people readily constructed his unintelligible language into one of those mysterious conferences he was believed to hold so frequently with a superior intelligence and they awaited the issue of the revelation in awe.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 30
12  It was a new and special revelation, explaining dark and mysterious things, with which my youthful understanding had struggled, but struggled in vain.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER VI
13  There was an effect like a revelation in the new appearance of the landscape.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 19
14  The dramatic poet might, apparently, expect some complications from this revelation made point-blank by the grandfather to the grandson.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 9: CHAPTER II—MARIUS
15  He examined this revelation, athwart the exaggerations of revery, with an apparent and terrifying calmness, for it is a fearful thing when a man's calmness reaches the coldness of the statue.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Example Sentence: (17 in 2 pages)
1  The revelation was discussed at closed sessions of the Senate select committee on intelligence, chaired by Democrat David Boren.
2  His performance in the race today was a revelation to everyone.
3  The senator has been in the spotlight recently since the revelation of his tax frauds.
4  The President is at the center of a recent scandal over revelation about his financial interests.
5  He cannot see that the power of religion, especially belief in revelation, is weaker today than it was in any other epoch in human history.
6  The revelation gives more insight into what may have caused Prince's overdose. There are two likely possibilities: Either a pharmaceutical manufacturer mislabeled the pills, or the pills were illegally manufactured.
7  After reveling in a rousing Olympic summer of sporting success, Britain awoke Tuesday to another major milestone.
8  She's revelling in her newly found freedom.
9  Shocking revelations about their private life appeared in the papers.
10  These revelations only prove what I suspected all along.
11  The blunt instrument obstinately refused to reveal itself and he doubted if there were any more revelations to be got out of anybody.
12  He was moved to capture the skiff, arguing that it might be considered a ship and therefore legitimate prey for a pirate, but he knew a thorough search would be made for it and that might end in revelations.
13  The revelations come as some technologists start work on services they say will be impervious to spying.
14  The raucous crowd of New Year's Eve revelers got progressively noisier as midnight drew near.
15  The people all over the country revelled far into the night.