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come as a revelation
To be different than one anticipated, often in a good way. Dana's performance in the play came as a revelation—I had no idea she was such a talented actress.
come as/be a reveˈlation (to somebody) be a completely new or surprising experience; be different from what was expected: His performance in the race today was a revelation to everyone. ♢ My trip to Texas was a revelation.