Definitions for epexegesisɛpˌɛk sɪˈdʒi sɪs

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ep•ex•e•ge•sis*ɛpˌɛk sɪˈdʒi sɪs(n.)(pl.)-ses

  1. the addition of a word or words to explain a preceding word or sentence.

    Category: Rhetoric

  2. the word or words so added.

    Category: Rhetoric

* (-sēz)..

Origin of epexegesis:

1615–25; < Gk epexḗgēsis explanation. See ep -, exegesis

ep•ex`e•get′i•cal•ly(adv.)

Wiktionary

  1. epexegesis(Noun)

    An additional explanation or explanatory material.

  2. Origin: ἐπεξήγησις, from ἐπεξηγέομαι, from ἐπί + ἐξηγέομαι

Webster Dictionary

  1. Epexegesis(noun)

    a full or additional explanation; exegesis

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