revelatory

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adjective re·ve·la·to·ry \ˈre-və-lə-ˌtȯr-ē, ri-ˈve-lə-\

Definition of revelatory

  1. :  of or relating to revelation :  serving to reveal something

Examples of revelatory in a sentence

  1. <ended his tall tale with a revelatory wink that indicated that it had all been an elaborate put-on>

1882

First Known Use of revelatory

1882


REVELATORY Defined for English Language Learners

revelatory

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adjective re·ve·la·to·ry \ˈre-və-lə-ˌtȯr-ē, ri-ˈve-lə-\

Definition of revelatory for English Language Learners

  • : making something known : revealing something in usually a surprising way


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