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- adj. That explains; expository
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Serving to explain; expository.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Serving to expound or explain; expository; explanatory.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. serving to expound or set forth
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She goes a little over-the-top as she chomps away in expositive dialogue and nearly reaches super villainy campiness during some tense interrogation scenes, but this is quite an explosive introductory role for the young actress.
And make sure you focus on the relevant, otherwise, it will seem like expositive musing.
You exemplify a verdictive e.g. when as a judge you pronounce a verdict; an exercitive by appointing, voting or advising; a commissive by promising, undertaking or declaring that you will do something; a behabitive by apologizing, criticizing, cursing or congratulating; an expositive by acts appropriately prefixed by phrases like ˜I reply™, ˜I argue™, ˜I concede™ etc., of a general expository nature.
I personally think there is no better mix than Arbon´s semi-humor, Jonna´s incongruous Republicanism and Rafurgerson´s expositive monologues.
One long expositive article of 1,500 words can seem like a lot, and the inspiration runs out quickly.
And it has happened several times now – USA Today and two comedy shows are more reliable, in-depth, expositive reporting than NBC and Meet the Press?
Misfortune's plot, once the pieces are set in place this takes an unconscionably long time, and involves several lengthy and soporific expositive chapters, can be roughly divided into two parts.
How expositive is all this of the unstable fashion of Mr. Ruskin's temper and writings!
Yet according to papers filed in a California appeals court, "Noa & Meyer have never ever intended to market this and the many other racy, damaging & expositive scenes."
Not in any sort of socially relevant or expositive respect, mind you.