exegetic

[ek-si-jet-ik]
adjective
of or pertaining to exegesis; explanatory; interpretative.
Also, exegetical.


Origin:
1645–55; < Greek exēgētikós, equivalent to exēgēt(ḗs) exegete + -ikos -ic

exegetically, adverb
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exegetic or exegetical (ˌɛksɪˈdʒɛtɪk)
 
adj
of or relating to exegesis; expository
 
exegetical or exegetical
 
adj
 
exegetically or exegetical
 
adv

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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.
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