What Does The Word Acrostic Mean?


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Acrostic is a short verse composition made in such a manner, that one or more than one sets of letters like the initial, middle or final letters of the lines are taken consecutively to form words. It is a series of lines in which certain letters, generally the first in every line forms the name, message or motto when read in succession. Acrostics form a kind of word puzzle making use of the acrostic principle. Double acrostics are a famous form of puzzle constructed in such a manner that the initial, middle or last letters form words.

Acrostics were devised by ancient Greek and Latin writers, Renaissance poets and medieval monks In acrostics, words or lines are arranged in such a manner that the series of initial, final, or other corresponding letters, when merged together, form a word, or a phrase.

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