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exegesis

noun [C or U] uk   /ˌek.sɪˈdʒiː.sɪs/ (plural exegeses) specialized us  
an explanation of a text, especially from the Bible, after its careful studyThe Bible - people, events and placesLiterary criticism
(Definition of exegesis from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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