epexegesis

noun ep·ex·e·ge·sis \ ˌe-ˌpek-sə-ˈjē-səs \

Definition of epexegesis

plural epexegeses play \ˌe-ˌpek-sə-ˈjē-ˌsēz\
:additional explanation or explanatory matter

epexegetical

play \ˌe-ˌpek-sə-ˈje-ti-kəl\ or epexegetic play \ˌe-ˌpek-sə-ˈje-tik\ adjective

epexegetically

play \ˌe-ˌpek-sə-ˈje-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Origin and Etymology of epexegesis

Greek epexēgēsis, from epi- + exēgēsis exegesis


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