acrostic acrostic

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a puzzle where you fill a square grid with words reading the same down as across
  2. (n) verse in which certain letters such as the first in each line form a word or message

Usage(s):

  1. Latin as a language rather than as a moldy acrostic.
  2. It does not explain away its protagonist's schizophrenia with some unearthed childhood trauma, as if the condition were a sort of Freudian acrostic to be solved.
  3. The acrostic: F is for fear.

News

  • Times of Temptation

    Scripture teaches that at times we'll all be tempted to act in ways contrary to God's commands. Our circumstances are not unique to us; others have faced similar situations. Yesterday, we learned an acrostic to help us resist enticement: we can put a "halt" to letting ourselves be too hungry, angry, lonely, or tired. That is, we are wise to eat regularly, experience the peace God offers, stay in ...
    on June 23, 2013     Source: The Christian Post

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Quotes

  1. "There's still time to pick up more good rides but I'll be disappointed if I don't come away with one or two handicaps in the bag," added Fallon. "Acrostic has been trained for the Hunt Cup and ran an encouraging prep race at York. It was his...
    on Jun 13, 2010 By: Kieren Fallon Source: Mirror.co.uk

  2. "When it comes to God's existence, I'm not an atheist, and I'm not an agnostic," said Carlin on an album of primarily religious topics. "I'm an acrostic. The whole thing puzzles me."
    on Jun 25, 2008 By: George Carlin Source: Daily News Tribune

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affectation affectation
/ˌæ fɛk ˈteɪ ʃən /