expository

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expository (not comparable)

  1. Serving to explain, explicate, or elucidate; expositive; of or relating to exposition.
    Practicing expository writing will teach you to explain complex concepts clearly.
    • 2017 February 23, Katie Rife, “The Girl With All The Gifts tries to put a fresh spin on overripe zombie clichés”, in The Onion AV Club[1]:
      The zombie scenes are reminiscent of what you might see on a show like The Walking Dead, short bursts of extreme violence and gore punctuating expository dialogue scenes where the survivors try to figure out how they’re going to get from point A to point B.

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