Vocabulary Words

By: Bryce Goodwin

Crystal- Made of clear, brilliant glass

The crystals in the cave were very shiny.

Sinewy- Tough and strong

His sinewy hands allowed him to pick stuff up easily.

Brawny- Strong and muscular

The brawny man was able to lift the weights with ease.

Parson- Minister

The parson preached to the people in the church.

Wrought- Shaped by hammering

He shaped the metal for the machine.

Haunches- Upper legs and hips of an animal

The cat was sitting on its haunches.


1. No, because its haunches are it's legs.

2. Yes, because it means they are strong.

3. I would expect someone strong to have sinewy hands.

4. Yes.

5. Yes.

6. Yes.