|Origin:||Latin, from revelare; REVEAL|
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a surprising fact about someone or something that was previously secret and is now made known
He resigned after revelations about his affair.
startling revelations about his background
revelations that two senior officers had lied in court
the act of suddenly making known a surprising fact that had previously been secret
the revelation of previously unknown facts
3 [countable] informal
something that is surprisingly good, enjoyable, or useful
Alice Walker's novel was a real revelation to me.
4 [uncountable and countable]RR
an event, experience etc that is considered to be a message from God
His playing has many moments of revelatory insights.