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paraphrastic

[par-uh-fras-tik] /ˌpær əˈfræs tɪk/
adjective
1.
having the nature of a paraphrase.
Origin
1615-1625
1615-25; < Medieval Latin paraphrasticus < Greek paraphrastikós. See paraphrast, -ic
Related forms
paraphrastically, adverb
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Examples for paraphrastic
  • It is almost too much when, as from the pulpit, a paraphrastic commentary is prepared for our spiritual improvement.

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