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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Relating to an explanation or critical interpretation (especially of the Bible)

Usage examples (20)
  • He is worried about a literary culture in which the “biographical will triumph over the exegetic.”
  • From the outside, it really does seem that a review of terminology and of exegetic practice is in order.
  • Aramaicisms — whether these are words or peculiar speech patterns — is of considerable exegetic significance.
  • This exegetic attention is based on the conception that views Ruth as primarily the great-grandmother of King David, which is the source of her exalted status. for more
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