Vocabulary Activity for Poetry
Definition: Made of clear, brilliant glass
The crystal ring the husband gave his wife sparkled in the sunlight.
Definition: tough and strong
After working out for a few weeks, the man was beginning to get sinewy muscles.
Definition: strong and muscular
The man across from my house must have a strong dog, because after walking him for a week or so, everyone noticed he was more brawny than before.
Everyone loved the new parson, Mr. Brown, because he was so easy to talk to.
Definition: shaped by hammering
The blacksmith always sells things that are wrought because to make the items the way he did he would have to hammer them into specific shapes and forms.
DEfinition: upper legs and hips of an animal
The dog sat on her haunches, satisfied, as she watched the frightened cat run away.