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.

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Origin of epexegetic

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

OTHER WORDS FROM epexegetic

ep·ex·e·get·i·cal·ly, adverb

Words nearby epexegetic

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