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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n.- An explanation following a word or larger part of a text that limits its application or clarifies its meaning.

Usage examples (3)
  • Here is an instance where the waw with a perfect merely expresses "a digression or an epexegesis," as
  • No one has put together, or, to adopt a more expressive phrase, heaped together such enormous paragraphs; no one has linked clause on clause, parenthesis on parenthesis,...
  • In epexegesis or on a point of order? — for more
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