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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

His AI buddy is expository to a fault, and functions as the game’s quick and dirty way of dealing with storytelling and worldbuilding for those who don’t remember what happened six years ago.
HALO INFINITE MADE ME LOVE GAMING WITH FRIENDS AGAINPATRICK LUCAS AUSTINDECEMBER 13, 2021TIME
He realized many educators shared his concern about nonfiction reading, knowledge of history and academic expository writing.
STUFF YOUR 5,000-WORD LIMIT! STUDENTS DARE TO WRITE LONGER HISTORY PAPERS.JAY MATHEWSOCTOBER 17, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Pollan is an astonishingly good writer, at times intimate and vulnerable, at times curious and expository, always compelling and credible.
A HOMEGROWN GARDEN OF MIND-ALTERING SUBSTANCESDAVID HERZBERGJULY 23, 2021WASHINGTON POST
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
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