Acrostic (noun)

A poem or other form of writing in which certain letters, usually the first in each line, form a word or message when read in sequence.

Origin:

The word "acrostic" is a noun that refers to a poem or other form of writing in which certain letters, usually the first in each line, form a word or message when read in sequence. it is derived from the greek word "akrostikos" which means "at the end of the lines" or "beginning of the lines".

Examples:

  1. She wrote an acrostic poem for her friend"s birthday, where the first letter of each line spelled out the friend"s name.
  2. The acrostic was a way to make the poem more interesting and interactive.
  3. Many ancient poets used acrostic as a way to add a secret message or hidden meaning to their work.
  4. The acrostic poem was a fun way to add a personal touch to the gift.
  5. In an acrostic, the first letter of each line spells a word or phrase horizontally when read vertically.
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