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revelatory

[ri-vel-uh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee, rev-uh-luh-] /rɪˈvɛl əˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i, ˈrɛv ə lə-/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or having the characteristics of revelation.
2.
showing or disclosing an emotion, belief, quality, or the like (usually followed by of):
a poem revelatory of the author's deep, personal sorrow.
Origin of revelatory
1880-1885
1880-85; < Latin revēlāt(us) (see revelation) + -ory1
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adj.

1882; see revelation + -ory.

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