paraphrastic

[par-uh-fras-tik]
adjective
having the nature of a paraphrase.

Origin:
1615–25; < Medieval Latin paraphrasticus < Greek paraphrastikós. See paraphrast, -ic

paraphrastically, adverb
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paraphrase (ˈpærəˌfreɪz)
 
n
1.  an expression of a statement or text in other words, esp in order to clarify
2.  the practice of making paraphrases
 
vb
3.  to put (something) into other words; restate (something)
 
[C16: via French from Latin paraphrasis, from Greek, from paraphrazein to recount]
 
paraphrastic
 
adj

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It is almost too much when, as from the pulpit, a paraphrastic commentary is prepared for our spiritual improvement.
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