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Acrostic

A`cros´tic
n.1.A composition, usually in verse, in which the first or the last letters of the lines, or certain other letters, taken in order, form a name, word, phrase, or motto.
2.A Hebrew poem in which the lines or stanzas begin with the letters of the alphabet in regular order (as Psalm cxix.). See Abecedarian.
Double acrostic
a species of enigma<- crossword puzzle ->, in which words are to be guessed whose initial and final letters form other words.
1.Pertaining to, or characterized by, acrostics.
Noun1.acrostic - a puzzle where you fill a square grid with words reading the same down as across
Synonyms: word square
2.acrostic - verse in which certain letters such as the first in each line form a word or message
abuse of terms, acronym, amphibologism, amphiboly, anagram, avyayibhava, back formation, calembour, clipped word, compound, conjugate, construction, corruption, dvandva, dvigu, endocentric compound, equivocality, equivoque, exocentric compound, formation, jeu de mots, logogram, logogriph, malapropism, metagram, missaying, palindrome, paronomasia, paronym, play on words, pun, punning, spoonerism, tatpurusha, word form, wordplay
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