of, relating to, or having the characteristics of revelation.
showing or disclosing an emotion, belief, quality, or the like (usually followed by of): a poem revelatory of the author's deep, personal sorrow.
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How to use revelatory in a sentence
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.‘Keeping Up With The Kardashians’ Ends Not With a Bang But a Whimper | Jordan Julian | June 11, 2021 | The Daily Beast
Behind their revelatory content, these fragments are a testament to Lincoln’s nimble mind.The Letter in Which Lincoln Debated the Morality of Slavery With Himself | Ronald C. White | June 10, 2021 | Time
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.Eddie Redmayne’s Time Has Come: On His Heartrending Turn as Stephen Hawking and Benedict Bromance | Marlow Stern | November 3, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
We went through his rap sheet in an attempt to find the line between revelatory civil disobedience and complete nonsense.An Analysis of Vitalii Sediuk’s Pranks (He’s the Guy Who Touched Brad Pitt) | Amy Zimmerman | May 29, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
I wanted the reader to care about what happened next, to worry and hope, and I wanted the suspense to feel revelatory, rewarding.Real Thrills And High Art In A Poignant Page-Turner Of A Novel | Susan Cheever | May 16, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The “favorite moments” section was cute, if not all that revelatory.‘The View’ Reunited 11 Co-Hosts and Everyone Came Out Alive | Kevin Fallon | May 15, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
In mounting excitement, he read the coldly beautiful, the terrible and revelatory poem through to the end.What Rough Beast? | Jefferson Highe
Only if the people are of the simplest and most self-revelatory kind.Dramatic Technique | George Pierce Baker
A similar difference exists between the august Truth of tragedy and the less revelatory truthfulness of melodrama.The Theory of the Theatre | Clayton Hamilton
Divers revelatory incidents were arranged to eventuate on the limited train.Aladdin & Co. | Herbert Quick
These are full of variety and of actual novelty, now of startling discord, now of revelatory beauty.Contemporary American Composers | Rupert Hughes