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acrosticism (s) (noun) (no pl)
The art of composing poems in which the lines begin with letters of the alphabet and form a word, motto, or saying: Nigel was very talented in writing poems and was interested in the technique of acrosticism where the first, middle , or the final letters of a line spell a word or phrase.
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