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Synonyms for acrostic

a puzzle where you fill a square grid with words reading the same down as across

verse in which certain letters such as the first in each line form a word or message

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DEEP ACROSTICS, Anil (words of over six letters only)
In "More About Acrostics," the poet discusses various aspects of the acrostic including its etymology.
All featured acrostics that spelled out "EMERALD NUTS.
acrostics, which on one case give the whole of the composer's name.
Others wrote their colophons in verse or invented acrostics from the author's or printer's name.
Two of the best poetry formats to consider are acrostics and cinquains.
The structure of the piece is modelled on the alphabetical acrostics of the Book of Lamentation.
This volume undertakes a close examination of Psalm 119 within the context of alphabetic acrostics in the biblical book of Psalms.
Add meaning to the information you are trying to remember by creating associations, visualizations, rhymes, or acrostics.
The association with Moosburg is clear: two acrostics (fols.
It also offers an exclusive online collection of more than 2,000 New York Times crossword puzzles including five years of daily and weekend puzzles and their solutions, both puzzles from the Sunday Magazine, and a selection of acrostics and Web-only puzzles.
His introduction discusses such matters as the place of Lamentations in the canon, authorship, Mesopotamian links, alphabetic acrostics, texts and versions, and theology.
A bunch of definitive reverse acrostics presented in February ('10-8) included seven wordplay terms, with especially fun ones for logology and logophile (see below).
National Advertising Campaign Expands Upon Signature Acrostics to Keep Consumers Guessing
Brug, "Biblical Acrostics and Their Relationship to other Ancient Near Eastern Acrostics"; Gerald Mattingly, "The Pious Sufferer: Mesopotamia's Traditional Theodicy and Job's Counselor's"; Bruce William Jones, "From Gilgamesh to Qoheleth"; Lillian Sigal, "The Feminine Divine in the Book of Esther: A Psychoanalytical Study"; Robert M.