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explanative

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of explanative

  1. serving to explain <an edition of Melville's novel that could use more explanative footnotes about whaling> Synonyms elucidative, exegetical (also exegetic), explanatory, explicative, explicatory, expositive, expository, illuminative, illustrative, interpretative, interpretiveRelated Words analytic (or analytical), demonstrative, discursive; exculpatory, exonerative


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