Reason for Adventure
Another brilliant word found in The Sandman by Neil Gaiman. i think this one was in the second volume, The Doll’s House.
noun, plural ex·e·ge·ses [-seez]
Critical explanation or interpretation of a text or portion of a text, especially of the Bible.
1610–20; < Greek exḗgēsis an interpretation, explanation, equivalent to ex- ex-3 + ( h ) ēgē- (verbid stemof hēgeîsthai to guide) + -sis -sis
exegesis. (n.d.). Dictionary.com Unabridged. Retrieved May 29, 2013, from Dictionary.com website: http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/exegesis
Online Etymology Dictionary Information
exegesis (n.)1610s, from Greek exegesis “explanation, interpretation,” from exegeisthai “explain, interpret,” from ex “out” (see ex- (2)) + hegeisthai “to lead, guide,” from PIE root *sag-. Related: Exegetical.
Harper, D. (2012). Online etymology dictionary. Retrieved May 29, 2013 from http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?term=exegesis&allowed_in_frame=0