Poetry Vocabulary Collection 4
Mackenzie Proctor; Dixon core 2; February 24, 2014
Crystal- made of clear, brilliant glass
The beautiful statue was made of crystal.
Sinewy- tough and strong
To make that statue the sculpture had to have sinewy hands.
Brawny- strong and muscular
To lift that tracter trailer you need to be brawny.
I think that the parson gave a wonderful sermon Sunday.
Wrought- shaped by hammering
That wrought fence was beautiful.
Haunches- upper legs and hips of an animal
I trained my dog to sit on his haunches when told.
1- No, a dog would not sit if it were running.
2- Yes, I would expect a weight lifter to be brawny, weight lifters are strong.
3- I would expect a metalsmith to have sinewy hands because they have to be able to shape the metal
4- Yes, if a glass is made of a crystal it would be breakable because glass is breakable and crystal is a type of briliant glass.
5- Yes, a parson would likely be found at a church because a parson is a minister and a minister is a person that works at a church.
6- Yes, if something is wrought it was made from hammering because wrought means shaped by hammering.