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synonyms for expository

  • critical
  • disquisitional
  • elucidative
  • exegetic
  • explanatory
  • explicative
  • explicatory
  • hermeneutic
  • illustrative
  • informative
  • interpretive
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How to use expository in a sentence

Shelving the expository track taken by many popular food movies and TV shows, which aim to inform viewers as much as possible, The Truffle Hunters unfolds as a series of oft-wordless vignettes.
‘THE TRUFFLE HUNTERS’ WILL PIQUE YOUR APPETITE AND PUSH YOU TO DIG A LITTLE DEEPERELISSA SUHMARCH 5, 2021EATER
Sir George Grey made a sensible speech, expository of the true condition of Canadian affairs.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
Next, and (as far as date of collection goes) far less ancient, are the expository texts called the Brahmanas.
MYTH, RITUAL, AND RELIGION, VOL. 1ANDREW LANG
In general, the aim of all remarks on Hume's writings in the present work is expository, not controversial.
LIFE AND CORRESPONDENCE OF DAVID HUME, VOLUME II (OF 2)JOHN HILL BURTON
Commonness vanished before Ewart, at his expository touch all things became memorable and rare.
TONO BUNGAYH. G. WELLS
The result is what may be called a descriptive, narrative, expository, or argumentative style.
ELEMENTARY GUIDE TO LITERARY CRITICISMF. V. N. PAINTER
Definitions are of three types, denotative, expository, scientific.
HOW WE THINKJOHN DEWEY
Wednesday evening at 7, an expository lecture, followed by a Psalmody-class, to practise anthems and tunes.
THE CHURCH INDEXWILLIAM PEPPERELL
The method is absolutely narrative and not at all expository,––entirely objective and concrete.
A MANUAL OF THE ART OF FICTIONCLAYTON HAMILTON
A considerable part of it was prepared by the editor, who drew freely upon expository works.
UNITARIANISM IN AMERICAGEORGE WILLIS COOKE
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WORDS RELATED TO EXPOSITORY

  • academic
  • advisory
  • donnish
  • edifying
  • enlightening
  • exhortative
  • expository
  • homiletic
  • hortative
  • instructive
  • moral
  • moralizing
  • pedagogic
  • pedantic
  • preachy
  • preceptive
  • schoolmasterist
  • sermonic
  • teacherish
  • teacherly
  • teachy
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