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Noun
/ˌrevəˈlāSHən/,
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revelations, plural;
  1. A surprising and previously unknown fact, esp. one that is made known in a dramatic way
    • - revelations about his personal life
  2. The making known of something that was previously secret or unknown
    • - the revelation of an alleged plot to assassinate the king
  3. Used to emphasize the surprising or remarkable quality of someone or something
    • - seeing them play at international level was a revelation
  4. The divine or supernatural disclosure to humans of something relating to human existence or the world
    • - an attempt to reconcile Darwinian theories with biblical revelation
    • - a divine revelation
  5. The last book of the New Testament, recounting a divine revelation of the future to St. John


  1. disclosure: the speech act of making something evident
  2. an enlightening or astonishing disclosure
  3. communication of knowledge to man by a divine or supernatural agency
  4. the last book of the New Testament; contains visionary descriptions of heaven and of conflicts between good and evil and of the end of the world; attributed to Saint John the Apostle
  5. (revelatory) indicative: (usually followed by `of') pointing out or revealing clearly; "actions indicative of fear"
  6. (revelatory) apocalyptic: prophetic of devastation or ultimate doom
  7. In religion and theology, revelation is the revealing or disclosing, or making something obvious through active or passive communication with supernatural entities (divine, …). It is believed that revelation can originate directly from a deity, or through an agent, such as an angel. ...
  8. Revelation is a 1924 film starring Viola Dana, Monte Blue and Lew Cody. The film was directed and written by George D. Baker, based upon a popular novel, The Rosebud of a Thousand Years. Ms. ...
  9. Revelation is a 2001 film, directed by Stuart Urban and starring James D'Arcy, Natasha Wightman, Udo Kier and Terence Stamp. ...
  10. Revelation is the fifth studio album by American heavy metal band Armored Saint. It was released in 2000 on Metal Blade Records. Armored Saint reformed in the entire Symbol of Salvation lineup to record Revelation in 1999 after six years of being disbanded. ...
  11. Revelation are a doom metal band from Maryland.
  12. Carol Berg is the author of several fantasy novels, including the books from the Rai-Kirah series, Song of the Beast, the books from The Bridge of D'Arnath series, and the Lighthouse novels. ...
  13. Revelation is a solo album released in 2006 by actor Christopher Lee.
  14. The Revelation appears in William "Cocktail" Boothby's 1908 work The World's Drinks And How To Mix ThemBoothby, William "Cocktail". The World's Drinks and How to Mix Them, 1908. Photographed at San Francisco Public Library Historical Materials Collection on December 28, 2006. ...
  15. This is a list of episodes for the French animated television series Code Lyoko. The first season has no set viewing order save for the last two episodes, so it is listed by the order in which it aired. Following seasons have their episodes numbered, and are ordered by that number. ...
  16. The act of revealing or disclosing; Something that is revealed; Something dramatically disclosed; A manifestation of divine truth
  17. (revelationary) Of, or relating to something that causes a revelation in oneself, or any given situation
  18. The act of revealing or communicating divine truth, especially by divine agency or supernatural means
  19. the differentiation of pneumatic consciousness
  20. An apocalyptic prophecy, which is also technically the twenty-second epistle.
  21. The book of Revelation, also known as "The Revelation to John" and "St. John's Apocalypse," is the primary source of inspiration for Christian prophecy believers. ...
  22. The disclosure of something not previously known. In the case of Biblical revelation, the prophets of the Bible spoke under the inspiration of the Holy Spirit of God, sometimes not even understanding what they were writing. (see 1 Peter 1:10-11, and 2 Peter 1:20-21)
  23. (1) In Judaism and Christianity, the communication of God s word, originally thought to be sensibly perceptible. "[T]he theophanies in which God appears to, and communicates with, the patriarchs or distinguished individuals, and above all the prophets, are not included in this concept. . . . ...
  24. is direct sight, the direct hearing or inspired memory of Truth, drsti, sruti, smrti; it is the highest experience." [S17:89]