Epexegetical Ep*ex`e*get"ic*al, a. Relating to epexegesis; explanatory; exegetical.

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  • epexegetical — adjective see epexegesis …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • epexegetical — See epexegetic. * * * …   Universalium

  • epexegetical — ep·exegetical …   English syllables

  • epexegetical — …   Useful english dictionary

  • epexegesis — noun (plural epexegeses) Etymology: Greek epexēgēsis, from epi + exēgēsis exegesis Date: circa 1577 additional explanation or explanatory matter • epexegetical or epexegetic adjective • epexegetically adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • epexegetic — epexegetically, adv. /ep ek si jet ik/, adj. of, serving as, or like an epexegesis. Also, epexegetical. [1885 90; < Gk epexegetikós. See EPEXEGESIS, TIC] * * * …   Universalium

  • epexegesis — [ɛˌpɛksɪ dʒi:sɪs] noun (plural epexegeses si:z) the addition of words to clarify meaning. Derivatives epexegetic dʒɛtɪk adjective epexegetical adjective epexegetically adverb Origin …   English new terms dictionary

  • epexegetic — /əpɛksəˈdʒɛtɪk/ (say uhpeksuh jetik) adjective of or like an epexegesis. Also, epexegetical. –epexegetically, adverb …   Australian English dictionary

  • epexegesis — [ep΄ek΄sə jē′sis] n. [Gr epexēgēsis, detailed account < epexēgeisthai, to recount in detail < epi , on, in + exēgeisthai, to point out: see EXEGESIS] additional explanation; further clarification, as by the addition of a word or words… …   English World dictionary

  • epexegesis — n. (pl. epexegeses) 1 the addition of words to clarify meaning (e.g. to do in difficult to do). 2 the words added. Derivatives: epexegetic adj. epexegetical adj. epexegetically adv. Etymology: Gk epexegesis (as EPI , EXEGESIS) …   Useful english dictionary

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