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Topic: LITERATURE

Date: 1600-1700
Language: Greek
Origin: exegeisthai 'to explain', from hegeisthai 'to lead'

exegesis

noun
     
ex‧e‧ge‧sis plural exegeses [uncountable and countable]
formalALRRC a detailed explanation of a piece of writing, especially a religious piece of writing
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