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eye opener

noun as in revelation

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Example Sentences

This attack, coming just days after the PlayStation DDoS, was certainly an eye-opener.

But to have a respected party voice like Ayres assess the situation so harshly has got to be an eye-opener.

“That was the eye opener for us—how widely brain regions are connected to one another” in the depressed patients, he said.

No doubt, missionary life was an eye-opener for the privileged young Mitt.

They had never seen me really dressed up before; Barney said it was an eye-opener.

I told him that if he had used a little skunk eye-opener, he probably would have seen some deer.

He would also have poured down an eye-opener consisting of half a water glass of fine Champagne brandy.

Three cards is too much to hold out on smart men, as a 'full' is too big to be held often without acting as an eye-opener.

It'll be an eye-opener to the enemy to discover us gone when the flames die down.


On this page you'll find 258 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to eye-opener, such as: announcement, discovery, epiphany, leak, news, and adumbration.

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