PHYSICAL FEATURE THESAURUS

TOES



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HELPFUL TIP:

Physical features should do more than simply describe how a character looks. Just like their occupation or area of giftedness, a character's appearance can say a great deal about them. Hinting at traits through clothing choices, alluding to an emotional state through movements, and highlighting certain details for comparison or contrast purposes can help readers form opinions on who the character really is.
DESCRIPTORS AND KEY ELEMENTS:
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COMMON ACTIONS AND ALTERNATIVE WORDS TO DENOTE THEM:
Curl: bend, arc, crook
Cramp: spasm, clench, kink, pull, contort, stiffen

EMOTIONS AND RELATED GESTURES:
Nervousness and unease can easily be exhibited with fidgety or twitchy toes. Adrenaline that courses through the body during times of fear, excitement, or anger may cause the toes to tingle or go numb.

SIMILE AND METAPHOR EXAMPLES:
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CLICHÉS TO AVOID:
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BODY DESCRIPTION NOTES:
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