epexegetic

or ep·ex·e·get·i·cal

[ ep-ek-si-jet-ik or ep-ek-si-jet-i-kuh l ]
/ ɛpˌɛk sɪˈdʒɛt ɪk or ɛpˌɛk sɪˈdʒɛt ɪ kəl /

adjective

of, serving as, or like an epexegesis.

Nearby words

  1. epenthesis,
  2. epenthesize,
  3. epenthetic,
  4. epergne,
  5. epexegesis,
  6. epg,
  7. eph-,
  8. eph.,
  9. ephah,
  10. ephapse

Origin of epexegetic

From the Greek word epexēgētikós, dating back to 1885–90. See epexegesis, -tic

Related formsep·ex·e·get·i·cal·ly, adverb

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