SHAPE THESAURUS

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HELPFUL TIP:

Shape is one of the most essential ingredients of description, and using a comparison with a common object (either man-made or within nature) can be a strong way to 'show' and utilize word economy. Sometimes the shape of something can have symbolic meaning, but even if it does not, describing important objects in the setting helps readers see the landscape and feel more part of the scene.
COMPARISONS:

NATURAL:
Pupils
Eyeballs
Mushroom caps
Poplar leaves
Peppercorns
The eye of a daisy flower
Peas
Butterfly markings
Ladybug spots
River pebbles
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SYNONYMS:
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PRACTICAL EXAMPLES:
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