epiphanous


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epiphanous

(ɪˈpɪfənəs)
adj
showing an epiphany
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In what he calls an 'epiphanous moment' he feels the connection between "the vastness of the Baltic Sea and the Great Planes, the vastness of human history in both places" (ibid.: 19-20).
There is this epiphanous encounter between our hero Karan and his snooping landlord's zany daughter (Yashaswini Dayama -- wish there was more of her in the series) when he catches her smoking and reprimands her, and she tells him he shouldn't stay out all night.
When you occasionally manage to create something that works particularly well, there is a moment where all the struggles and problems in the process of creating the final artworks collapse into an epiphanous joy that is quite simply sublime, calming and exciting at the same time; it is magical.
I know that this sounds really cheesy, but it was an epiphanous moment.
Sir Isaac Newton's theory of gravity, for example, is based on the works of early astronomers rather than an epiphanous bump on the head.
The mercurial mood speaks to the youthful energies, creative and libidinal, that define Pnieiro's work, but it also lends itself to sudden, epiphanous shifts in tone.
Miss Wimple disappears, emerging 5 days later as Winnie, with a grin, a Glock, a cherished "Shooter Ready!" T-shirt, and epiphanous insight into her new self.
Later, when journalists interviewed him about his experiences in the war, he soon learned what kind of answers they expected for their "story." Delving into the best and the worst in human nature, Makine repeats rhythmically his epiphanous moment to share with the reader the character's dilemma about what is the most essential (samoe vazhnoe), here and throughout his oeuvre, but it is the reader who decides the course of action a person should take when caught up in a war whose rules make the instinctive act of saving a child a stupid mistake.
However, Brown has less to say on the visual applications of stress, which is surprising as in Hopkins' own writings, instress is usually a visual experience--something seen or the very act of illumination, an epiphanous moment of insight.
It was time to do something different and I had this epiphanous moment of 'I'm 45 with five kids'.
They've sold cars and perfume, they can evoke lost loves and mark epiphanous moments--they are instant nostalgia.
What begins as a seductive taunt advances to unabashed foreplay, and then after a period of calm in which the sexual energy and music crescendos, the erotic energy of the performance forcefully returns and slowly swells to an epiphanous discharge and denouement.