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rev·e·la·to·ry

 (rĕv′ə-lə-tôr′ē, rĭ-vĕl′ə-)
adj.
Of, relating to, or containing a revelation: a revelatory news item on a blog.

revelatory

(ˌrɛvəˈleɪtərɪ)
adj
of or relating to a revelation

re•vel•a•to•ry

(rɪˈvɛl əˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i, ˈrɛv ə lə-)

adj.
of or having the characteristics of revelation.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.revelatory - (usually followed by `of') pointing out or revealing clearly; "actions indicative of fear"
revealing - showing or making known; "her dress was scanty and revealing"
2.revelatory - prophetic of devastation or ultimate doomrevelatory - prophetic of devastation or ultimate doom
prophetic, prophetical - foretelling events as if by supernatural intervention; "prophetic writings"; "prophetic powers"; "words that proved prophetic"
Translations

revelatory

[ˈrevələtəri] ADJrevelador

revelatory

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