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Synonyms of 'illustrative'

(adjective) 
The following excerpt is illustrative of her interaction with students.
Synonyms
representative
fairly representative groups of adults
,
typical
typical pastimes such as watching films and reading
,
descriptive
The group adopted a simpler, more descriptive title.
,
explanatory
The statements are accompanied by a series of explanatory notes.
,
interpretive
,
expository
A textbook relies heavily on an expository style of writing.
,
explicatory
,
illustrational
(adjective) 
an illustrative guide to the daily activities of the football club
Synonyms
pictorial
a pictorial history of the Special Air Service
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graphic
a graphic representation of how the chemical acts on the body
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diagrammatic
,
delineative

Additional synonyms

in the sense of descriptive
Definition
describing something
The group adopted a simpler, more descriptive title.
in the sense of explanatory
Definition
serving or intended to serve as an explanation
The statements are accompanied by a series of explanatory notes.
Synonyms
interpretive,
interpretative,
justifying,
illuminative,
elucidatory,
explicative
in the sense of expository
Definition
explanatory
A textbook relies heavily on an expository style of writing.
Synonyms
interpretive,
interpretative,
hermeneutic,
explicatory,
explicative,
elucidative,
exegetic

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