Poetry Vocabulary Caleb Carwell Crystal- fine glass, very clear The glasses we used on the ship were fine crystal. sinewy- tough and durable The parachute cord was very sinewy. Brawny- strong and muscular The paper towels were very brawny. Parson- minister My parson really connects with the church. wrought- shaped by hammering The sword was wrought. Haunches- the upper legs and hips of an animal The haunches had to be operated on because the animal broke their leg.