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exegetical

[ ek-si-jet-i-kuhl ]
/ ˌɛk sɪˈdʒɛt ɪ kəl /
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adjective
of or relating to exegesis; explanatory; interpretative.
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Also ex·e·get·ic [ek-si-jet-ik] /ˌɛk sɪˈdʒɛt ɪk/ .

Origin of exegetical

First recorded in 1645–55; from Greek exēgētikós “explanatory; pertaining to a narrative” + -al1;see origin at exegesis

OTHER WORDS FROM exegetical

ex·e·get·i·cal·ly, adverb
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