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Synonyms and Antonyms of explicative

  1. serving to explain <a dearth of explicative material to help the layman understand the difficult subject matter> Synonyms elucidative, exegetical (also exegetic), explanative, explanatory, explicatory, expositive, expository, illuminative, illustrative, interpretative, interpretiveRelated Words analytic (or analytical), demonstrative, discursive; exculpatory, exonerative

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