PHYSICAL FEATURE THESAURUS

TOES



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One trick to writing fresh emotional responses is to focus on different parts of the body. Think carefully about the character’s exact emotions in the scene and how the body might shift or move in response. Vividly describing the colors, shapes, or textures in the character's environment can also bring the scene to life for readers.
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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