Definition of Acrostic
a poem or puzzle in which the first letters of each line spell out the word or phrase
Examples of Acrostic in a sentence
1. The poet made an acrostic in which the letters of all five lines spelled out the word “fear.” 🔉
2. In the newspaper, the acrostic puzzle contained 5 phrases that formed another word from their first letters. 🔉
3. An acrostic poem was lined up so that the first letters of the lines would give a cryptic message to the readers. 🔉
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