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exegesis
(n)
eggz-ǝ-JEE-zis
Meaning

explanation of a piece of writing

1st Sample Sentence

As part of the oral examination for her Sanskrit PhD, she was required to deliver a spontaneous exegesis of a previously unread passage.

Root

ex (out)#hegeisthai (to lead, guide) (Latin)

Mnemonics

EX+GESIS i.e. explain about Jesus (generally found in bible) Exegesis- EXEcuted, JESUS please explain how Jesus was executed. EXEcute GEneSIS (part of the Holy Bible)- to interpret the Bible & explain it.

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