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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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The poem, with its purported classical imagery, masked the acrostic line 'Marcos Hitler Diktador Tuta' that was spotted soon enough by government censors, causing the closure of the government publication that unwittingly published it.
letters forming the acrostic by coloring those letters red.
Selected by former USA Today crossword puzzle editor Charles Preston, this third volume in his "Quote Acrostic Favorites" series features 50 favorite acrostics revealing wise and witty sayings on topics from culture and humor to politics and science.
Acrostic Poem: 1 Holly Grace Robertson, Noblehill; 2 Anna Thompson, St Michael's; 3 Rhianna Wright, Amisfield.
Meanwhile, primary five pupils have tried their hands at writing acrostic poems for the first of their monthly literacy challenges of the year.
"Quote Acrostic Favorites: Features 50 Rewarding Puzzles: Volume 1" (9780998832234, $9.95, PB, 70pp) comprised of 50 favorite acrostics that reveal wise and witty sayings on lessons learned, enjoying life, and the value of experience, crossword enthusiasts will enjoy cracking the clues in the word column; transferring them to the diagram; and discovering quotations from people like Dave Barry, Lord Byron, Willa Cather, Pat Conroy, Gloria Steinem, and more.
All sentences of a strophe begin with the same sign, the twenty-seven signs taken together form an acrostic which reveals the name of the poem's author.
One class wrote acrostic poems - a type of poetry where the first, last or other letters in a line spell out a particular word or phrase.
Damascus, SANA -- The Syrian poet Samer Mahmoud al-Khatib won the third place in a literary contest for acrostic poetry at HAMSA Festival of Literature and Arts that was recently held in Egypt.
Journalist and TV presenter James May was once dismissed by which motoring magazine for printing a rude acrostic? 8.
A central image in Inuit culture, the inuksuk frames this picture book as an acrostic: readers will learn seven words from the Inuktitut language whose first letters together spell INUKSUK.
ynce made headlines earlier this year when it emerged that his defense statement was actually an acrostic poem, with the first letter of every paragraph spelling out, "Thief Tayyip," referring to Erdoy-an.
For many years, she actually created acrostic puzzles as a contributing member of Mensa International.
Some use traditional formal plays (acrostic, epistolary); many invent new ones.