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

exegesis

noun
     
Related topics: Literature, Christianity
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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