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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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We have reason to believe the witness is a fan of acrostics.
Just like the acrostic of this poem, this lengthy ancient literary text concludes with a declaration of faith in the gods and the king" (p.
For many years, she actually created acrostic puzzles as a contributing member of Mensa International.
Presented as an acrostic, each page represents one letter of the word inuksuk, accompanied by a an Inuktitut word that helps to build a survey or overview of life in the Arctic.
Using stimulus of photographs and stories from the emirates, students worked together to create acrostic poetry and then complete a descriptive piece about a visit to Dubai.
As I discuss in greater detail later, Aboab's poem borrows its form from ha-Levi's: the first section consists of an alphabetic acrostic with a brief opening followed by twenty-two quatrains; the second section includes a signature acrostic with a brief opening followed by twenty-seven quatrains.
The children, in groups, then had to take different initials of Prince George's name and use the poetic techniques they had learned in order to create an acrostic poem.
Each of the remaining letters of the acrostic follows a similar pattern.
Possibly Minton Wesley mug with acrostic poem spelling his name.
As a tribute to Indian megastar Amitabh Bachchan's 71st birthday, which falls today, I am submitting an acrostic message.
lly e " Mr Clark, 64, saw the acrostic - in which initials spell something else - at the start off the second sentence.
The first letters of the nine planets in the solar system form the acrostic "My Very Easy Method: Just Set Up Nine Planets (Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto).
The Game of Scatter-gories Categories adds a fresh wrinkle to this fast-thinking game by supplying players with a category and a clue and having them race the two-minute timer to fill in their acrostic.
Graham and Harris (2005) developed the WWW, W=2, H=2 acrostic questions, whereby each letter represents a phrase for what should be included in a story (see Figure 1).
What they say Luca Cumani, trainer of Acrostic and Axiom "They have both gone up in the handicap and are exposed, vulnerable to an improver.