expositive

adjective
ex·​pos·​i·​tive | \ ik-ˈspä-zə-tiv How to pronounce expositive (audio) \

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the writer's descriptions are objectively expositive and entirely without editorialization

First Known Use of expositive

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Expositive.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/expositive. Accessed 29 January 2020.

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to assert without proof or before proving

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