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Describing Textures

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--Describing Taste
--Color
--Time
--Describing Smells
--Describing Textures
--Describing Sounds
--Character Traits
--Describing People
--Describing Food
--Words to us instead of SAID
--Types of Writing
--Literary Terms, Themes, Author's Tone
--Literary Criticism
--Responding to Literature
--Rhetoric and Style
--Rhetoric and Style II

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TOUCH WORDS

Texture

 

Positive

Negative

Neutral

Billowy

Cozy

Feathery

Feminine

Firm

Fleecy

Fluffy

Furry

Fuzzy

Gentle

Grassy

Gushy

Luxurious

Plush

Silky

Slick

Smooth

Soft

Squishy

Tender

Tickly

Achy

Acidic

Blunt

boiling

Brittle

Chafed

Cold

Crispy

Crunchy

Dead

Dry

Dull

Freezing

Gooey

Gritty

Hairy

Hard

Hot

Irritating

Itchy

Lumpy

Masculine

Rough

Scaly

Serrated

Sharp

Slick

Slimy

Slippery

Soapy

Soggy

Spiny

Splintered

Squishy

Sticky

Stiff

Stringy

Throbbing

Tough

Warm

Wavy

Wet

Wrinkled

Bald

Barbed

Breezy

Brick

Bubbly

Bumpy

Chilly

Choppy

Clingy

Cool

Cottony

Creepy

Crisp

Crumbly

Cuddly

Curly

Damp

Dirty

Doughy

Dusty

Filthy

Flabby

flaky

Flimsy

Flossy

Fluffy

Fluttering

Fragile

Frosty

Fuzzy

Gaseous

Glassy

Grainy

Grassy

Greasy

Grubby

Gummy

Hard

Humid

Icy

Imprinted

Jagged

Knobby

Leathery

Liquid

Loose

Melted

Moist

Mossy

Muddy

Plastic

Plush

Polished

Powdery

Prickly

Rainy

Ridged

Rock

Rubbery

Rugged

Sandpapery

Sandy

Scraping

Shaggy

Silky

Sleek

Slushy

Smooth

Soft

Solid

Spiky

Spongy

Squirmy

Squishy

Stinging

Stony

Stout

Sturdy

Tender

Thorny

Tight

Twitchy

Uneven

Vibrating

Waxed

Waxen

Windy

Wooden

Yielding

 


TOUCH

Texture & Textiles


 


KIND

Fine-grained

Fibrous

Synthetic

 

TYPE

Acrylic

Alpaca

Batiste

Brass

Brick

Broadcloth

Brocade

Bronze

Burlap

Calico

Cambric

Camel hair

Canvas

Cardboard

Cashmere

Challis

Chambray

Chiffon

China silk

Chino

Chintz

Clay

Concrete

Corduroy

Cotton

Crepe

Crepe de Chine

Damask

Denim (Jeans)

Duck

Flannel

Fur

Gabardine

Gel

Gelatinous

Georgette

Gingham

Glass

Glen plaid

Grain

Grass

Herringbone

Hopsacking

Hounds tooth check

Jersey

Khaki

Muslin

Lambs wool

Lawn

Liquid

Linen

Madras

Marble

Melton

Merino

Mesh

Mohair

Nylon

Organza

Paper

Pashmina

Peau de Soie

Percale

Pique

Plastic

Polyester

Pongee

Poplin

Rayon

Reverse twist

Sateen

Satin

Saxony

Seersucker

Serge

Shantung

Shetland

Silk

Soil

Sponge

Stone

Straw

Taffeta

Terrazzo

Terry

Tweed

Twist

Velvet

Vicuna

Voile

Water

Weave

Wood

Wool

Woolen

Worsted


 


TOUCH

Textile--Wood Types

(Used in Furniture)

Ash

Basswood

Beech

Birch

Brazilian Rosewood

Butternut

Cedar

Cherry

Chestnut

Cottonwood

Cuban Mahogany

Cypress

Elm

Fir

Gumwood

Knotty Cedar

Lacewood

Magnolia

Maple

Oak

Pine

Poplar

Redwood

Spruce

Sycamore

Teak

Walnut

West Indian Mahogany

White Oak

Zebrawood


 

TOUCH

Temperature

 


HOT

 

LUKE WARM

 

COLD

 

Baking

Blazing

Blistering

Boiling

Boiling

Broiling

Broiling

Burning

Burning

Caliente

Fevered

Fiery

Fiery

Flaming

Heat

Heated

Humid

Melting

Ovenlike

Parching

Piping

Red hot

Roasting

Roasting

Scalding

Scalding

Scorching   

Scorching

Searing

Sizzling

Smoking

Steaming

Sultry

Summery

Sweltering

Sweltry

Torrid

Tropic

Tropical

Very warm

Warm

 

Balmy

Benign

Benignant

Bland

Breezy

Calm

Clement

Cool

Dainty

Delicate

Easy

Faint

Flat

Light

Medium

Mellow

Moderate

Pacific

Peaceful

Placid

Smooth

Soothing

Temperate

Tepid

Warm

Weak

 

Arctic

Arctic

below freezing

below zero

Biting

Bitter

Blasting

Bleak

Blizzard

Boiling

Breezy

Brisk

Chilly

Cool

Crisp

Cutting

Freeze

Frigid

Frost

Frosty

Frozen

Glacial

Iced

Icy

Inclement

Intense

Nipping

Nippy

Nippy

Numbed

Numbing

One-dog night*

Penetrating

Piercing

Polar

Raw

Severe

Sharp

Shivery

Sleety

Snowy

Stinging

Wintry

 

 TOUCH

Contact—Negative and Positive Touch, Strength


 

Negative

POSITIVE

Attack

Bite

Dash

Explode

Hit

Ignite

Kick

Lob

Mash

Pinch

Pluck

Punch

Push

Shoot

Shun

Slap

Smack

Stamp

Strike

Swat

Trigger

Whack

 

Caress

Comfort

Embrace

Hug

Kiss

Pet

Rub

Sooth

Stroke

STRENGTH

 

Strong

Brawny

Burly

Tight

 

Weak

Loose

Light

Slight

 


 

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