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a.1.Causing one suddenly to learn or understand what was not previously known; as, an eye-opening look into the private machinations of the governor.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Scientists have described it as "eye-opening" and a "wake-up call".
All of these can make the warm weather months a less than eye-opening experience.
We use the asynchronous undersampling method to obtain an on chip eye-opening monitor.
But the President said the events he did attend were eye-opening and fruitful.
Indeed, if the 51-year-old isn't telling a showbiz tale about Liza Minnelli or Miley Cyrus, he's revealing eye-opening accounts about removing a tattoo from his groin.
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Not in this manner, for this book focuses on the long-term effects of ongoing harassment and fear on the descendants of the original Roswell witnesses, and offers an eye-opening, revealing story of how the children and grandchildren of the original observers continue to pay for their parents' experiences.
HUNDREDS turned out for the new Chinese dragon eye-opening ceremony in Liverpool's Chinatown last night.
Williams labelled an "eye-opening" secondround defeat to Muguruza at Roland Garros last year as the turning point that heralded US, Australian and French Open wins.
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SURVEILLANCE STATE offers an eye-opening read from an award-winning journalist who offers a definitive probe of the NSA's spying program and how Edward Snowden blew the whistle on the operation, and is a pick for any collection strong in social issues.
Principal Chris Drew said: "Our gifted and talented programme is designed to stretch and challenge our most able students and both the Egyptian and holocaust exhibitions gave them a rewarding and eye-opening experience."