Vocabulary Words

By: Eric Atilano

Crystal:

made of clear, brilliant glass

Mother was very proud of her crystal glass.

Sinewy:

tough and strong

The man with sinewy hands was able to bend steel.

Brawny:

strong and muscular

Brawny is in the cover of paper towels.

Parson:

minister

The parson had a deep voice that was easily heard in the rear 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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