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:

Honey
Sap
Pitch
A spider's web
Burrs
Snail or slug trails
A flower's nectar
A frog's tongue
Henbane
Resin
Phlegm
Sleepy eyelids
Mud
A Venus fly trap
Pollen
Thistle heads
Mucus

MAN-MADE:
Taffy
Glue
Bread dough
Biscuit dough
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SYNONYMS:
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