epexegetic

epexegetic

[ep-ek-si-jet-ik]
adjective
of, serving as, or like an epexegesis.
Also, epexegetical.


Origin:
1885–90; < Greek epexēgētikós. See epexegesis, -tic

epexegetically, adverb
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epexegesis (ɛˌpɛksɪˈdʒiːsɪs)
 
n , pl -ses
1.  the addition of a phrase, clause, or sentence to a text to provide further explanation
2.  the phrase, clause, or sentence added for this purpose
 
[C17: from Greek; see epi-, exegesis]
 
epexegetic
 
adj
 
epexe'getical
 
adj
 
epexe'getically
 
adv

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