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epexegetic

[ ep-ek-si-jet-ik ]
/ ɛpˌɛk sɪˈdʒɛt ɪk /
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adjective

of, serving as, or like an epexegesis.

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Also ep·ex·e·get·i·cal [ep-ek-si-jet-i-kuhl] /ɛpˌɛk sɪˈdʒɛt ɪ kəl/ .

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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