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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Critical interpretation of a text or portion of Scripture. (plural)

Usage examples (31)
  • Dexter fans writing 5,000-word exegeses of the show, and nonprofits like the
  • There's no way to pick that passage apart except to bring to bear the same kind of exegeses on language and form that one aims at the poems of Gerald Manley Hopkins.
  • Additional exegeses greatly glorify the first wedding ceremony.
  • Thus, e.g., in the exegeses in Ruth Rabbah 2: 22 – 24 (see above). for more
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