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Definition of "expositive" [ex•pos•i•tive]

  • That explains; expository (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "expositive" in a sentence
  • "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."