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[rev-uh-ley-ter] /ˈrɛv əˌleɪ tər/
a person who makes a revelation.
Origin of revelator
1795-1805; < Late Latin revēlātor, equivalent to Latin revēlā(re) (see reveal) + -tor -tor Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • John the revelator saw in vision the miracle—working power of the evil one.

    Gospel Doctrine Joseph F. Smith
  • That which the revelator saw in spiritual vision will be accomplished.

    The Religio-Medical Masquerade Frederick William Peabody
  • Even John the revelator took a material view of hell, and described it as a ‘lake of fire and brimstone.’

  • What does the revelator say would be the condition of these nations at that time?

    The Harp of God J. F. Rutherford
  • Smith was successively first elder, prophet, seer, and revelator.

  • And I shall see Israel, for the revelator tells me that he saw one hundred and forty and four thousand of the children there.

  • It may be the discovery of a plot for your damage, in which the revelator does not care to take the responsibility of a witness.

    Around The Tea-Table T. De Witt Talmage
  • Like the Babylon of the revelator, it is "the hold of every foul spirit, and a cage of every unclean and hateful bird."

    Popular Amusements J. T. Crane
  • John the revelator beheld in vision this scene of primeval conflict between the hosts of unembodied spirits.

  • St. John, the revelator, tells us that while in the spirit, the scene of the judgment was brought before his vision.

Word Origin and History for revelator

1801, agent noun from obsolete verb revelate "reveal" (1510s), from Latin revelatus, past participle of revelare (see reveal).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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