Poetry Vocabulary Collection Four

By Colin Long

CRYSTAL

A clear or transparent mineral or glass representing ice

The man made a flower vase out of pure crystal.

SINEWY

To be tough of strong

The girl thought that the athlete looked to be very sinewy while he was running.

BRAWNY

To be strong or muscular

The man on the paper towels looked very brawny.

PARSON

A clergyman or minister

The man who was speaking was not a minister, but a parson.

WROUGHT

Something that is shaped by it being hammered.

The blacksmith had wrought a sword using his hammer and anvil.

HAUNCHES

Upper legs and hips of an animal.

The cat jumped up on it's haunches.

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