Poetry Vocabulary 4

Devin Powell

Crystal

made of clear brilliant glass

Mother was very proud of her crystal glasses.

Sinewy

tough and strong

With sinewy hands, he carved the stone.

Brawny

strong and muscular

The piano mover had brawny arms.

Parson

minister

The parson had a deep voice that was heard well in the back pews.

Wrought

shaped by hammering

The fence was wrought iron.

Haunches

upper legs and hips of an animal

The dog sat back on his haunches.

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