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explicatory

adjective

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serving to explain
  • most of the medical film's voice-over narration consists of explicatory remarks on the images being shown

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The first known use of explicatory was in 1606

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“Explicatory.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/explicatory. Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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