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WORD OF THE DAY
Epexegesisep-eks-ə-JEE-sisPart of speech: nounOrigin: Greek, late 16th century
1The addition of words to clarify meaning.2Words added for the purpose of clarifying meaning.
 
Examples of Epexegesis in a sentence “Seeing that the audience was confused, Alan quickly added an epexegesis to the end of his speech.” “The publisher encouraged the author to explain the ending with an epexegesis.”