Examples of exegesis
<a psychobiography that purports to be the definitive exegesis of the late president's character>
Origin of exegesis
New Latin, from Greek exēgēsis, from exēgeisthai to explain, interpret, from ex- + hēgeisthai to lead — more at seek
First Known Use: 1619
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