Poetry Vocabulary Collection Four
Crystal- Made of clear, brilliant glass
My brother hit the crystal chandler with the baseball.
Sinewy- Tough and strong
With sinewy hands, he carved the stone.
Brawny- Strong and muscular
My brother has very brawny arms.
The parson had a deep voice and was heard from far away.
Shaped by hammering
Wrought iron railings, tipped with gold paint.
Haunches- Upper legs or hips on an animal
My dog sat on his haunches when I told him to sit.
1.) No because if it was on it's haunches then it would be sitting down.
2.) Yes because if you were weightlifting then you would be brawny.
3.) An artist has sinewy hands.
4.) Yes because crystal is fragile.
5.) Yes because a parson is a priest.
6.) Yes because wrought is something shaped by hammering.