TEXTURE THESAURUS

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HELPFUL TIP:

Textures are an excellent way to bring readers deeper into the scene. As you freshly describe textures found in the setting, readers will be reminded of their own past experiences. Used in conjunction with colors and patterns or shapes, the object associated with this texture can become easier to imagine, especially when dealing with something abstract.
COMPARISONS:

NATURAL:
Weathered rock such as sandstone or pumice
An orange or lemon peel
Honeycomb
Acne scars
Barnacles
An avocado skin
Molars
Strawberries
Coral
A sea sponge
The moon's surface
Hardened lava
Peach pits
Almond shells
Potatoes
Anthills
Termite nests
Hail damage on a car

MAN-MADE:
Old concrete (sidewalks, curbs, etc.)
Cracker tops
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