COLOR AND PATTERN THESAURUS

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HELPFUL TIP:

Color is important to the human experience, meaning readers are hardwired to notice it. When description is necessary, think about how your color and pattern choices may be used as motifs to help symbolize an idea you want to subtly reinforce in the setting description.
COMPARISONS:

LIGHT SHADES:
Violets
Asters
Hydrangea blooms
Lilac blossoms
Turnip skin
A five thousand dollar poker chip
Gasoline
Blueberry cheesecake
Lavender
Amethyst
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HUES WITHIN THIS COLOR SPECTRUM:
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PRACTICAL EXAMPLES:
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SYMBOLISM ASSOCIATED WITH THIS COLOR:
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