TEXTURE THESAURUS

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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:
Cactus
Porcupine
Hedgehog
A pinecone
Pine needle branches
The stem of a rose
A palmetto plant
Dry grass
Thistles
The crown-of-thorns bush
A sea urchin
A Christmas tree
A prickly pear
Blowfish
Burrs
Unshaven legs
Holly leaves
Facial stubble
A beard or mustache
Durians
Pineapples
Foxtails
Briars
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