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Synonyms and Antonyms of explicatory

  1. serving to explain <most of the medical film's voice-over narration consists of explicatory remarks on the images being shown> Synonyms elucidative, exegetical (also exegetic), explanative, explicative, explanatory, expositive, expository, illuminative, illustrative, interpretative, interpretiveRelated Words analytic (or analytical), demonstrative, discursive; exculpatory, exonerative

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