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adjective as in apocalyptical

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Even with the restriction of having to play or sing to the midi track, it still felt revelatory.

While not as revelatory as Pollan’s major works, this is a wonderful and compelling read that will leave you thinking long after you set it down.

Few families are covered as exhaustively as the House of Windsor, but this trio of mononyms delivered a truly revelatory, once-in-a-generation interview whose repercussions we’ll likely feel for years to come.

Not even fans of the Kardashians will find anything interesting or revelatory in this finale.

Behind their revelatory content, these fragments are a testament to Lincoln’s nimble mind.

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The first, while entertaining, is the less revelatory of the two.

When I read the story I thought it was revelatory and completely the opposite of what I thought the script to be.

We went through his rap sheet in an attempt to find the line between revelatory civil disobedience and complete nonsense.

I wanted the reader to care about what happened next, to worry and hope, and I wanted the suspense to feel revelatory, rewarding.

The “favorite moments” section was cute, if not all that revelatory.

In mounting excitement, he read the coldly beautiful, the terrible and revelatory poem through to the end.

Only if the people are of the simplest and most self-revelatory kind.

A similar difference exists between the august Truth of tragedy and the less revelatory truthfulness of melodrama.

Divers revelatory incidents were arranged to eventuate on the limited train.

These are full of variety and of actual novelty, now of startling discord, now of revelatory beauty.


On this page you'll find 89 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to revelatory, such as: apocalyptic, fateful, oracular, portentous, predictive, and prescient.

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