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exegetic

[ek-si-jet-ik] /ˌɛk sɪˈdʒɛt ɪk/
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to exegesis; explanatory; interpretative.
Also, exegetical.
Origin
1645-1655
1645-55; < Greek exēgētikós, equivalent to exēgēt(ḗs) exegete + -ikos -ic
Related forms
exegetically, adverb
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Examples for exegetical
  • Hundreds of exegetical and homiletical tracts are published each year and sell for a song, generously subsidised by the state.
  • He knows how to wield all the tools of historical research and theological and exegetical argument.
British Dictionary definitions for exegetical

exegetic

/ˌɛksɪˈdʒɛtɪk/
adjective
1.
of or relating to exegesis; expository
Derived Forms
exegetically, adverb
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