Epiphany

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Sudden InsightPlay
Use 'epiphany' for the sudden clarity or understanding you did not have before. SlideAt the summit, watching the sunrise, I had an epiphany about the purpose of my journey.
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Figurative UsePlay
'Epiphany' can be used figuratively and doesn't always involve a religious experience. SlideHer smile was like an epiphany that brightened my whole day.
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Powerful ChangePlay
An 'epiphany' often leads to a change in thinking or behavior. SlideHis grandfather's words led to an epiphany that changed his attitude towards life.