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epexegetic

or epexegetical

[ep-ek-si-jet-ik or ep-ek-si-jet-i-kuh l] /ɛpˌɛk sɪˈdʒɛt ɪk or ɛpˌɛk sɪˈdʒɛt ɪ kəl/
adjective
1.
of, serving as, or like an epexegesis.
Origin of epexegetic
1885-1890
From the Greek word epexēgētikós, dating back to 1885-90. See epexegesis, -tic
Related forms
epexegetically, adverb
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