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    Some Words for Imagery

    Words for Color:

    Brown: sandy, almond, amber, tawny, hazel, cinnamon, nutmeg, chocolate, coffee, rust, bronze, caramel, chestnut, copper, henna, mahogany, sepia,

    White: snowy, milky, marble, cream, ivory, oyster, pearl, silver, platinum, alabaster

    Purple: lavender, orchid, mauve, lilac, plum, mulberry, fuchsia, magenta,

    Red: rose, pink, salmon, coral, raspberry, strawberry, tomato, current, crimson, vermilion, flame,  burgundy, cherry, scarlet

    Orange: persimmon, gold, topaz, ochre, mustard, tangerine,

    Green: celery, mint, apple, lime,  emerald, jade, olive,

    Blue: peacock, sapphire, delft, violet, turquoise, aqua, cerulean, indigo, teal,

    Yellow: beige, buff, straw, peach, apricot, butter, buttercup, lemon, chartreuse, citron, canary,  blonde, maize

    Black: licorice, jet, ebony, coal, sable

    Gray: ashed, dove, steel, 

     

    More Words for Sight: Flash, branching, scalloped, wiry, tubular, swollen, jutting, fiery, miniature, worn, dull, hollow, lumpy, blazing, pale, drab, frail, split, winged, flared, rotund, clustered, curved, shapeless, oval, angular, stout, scrolled, rolled, crinkled, tufted, sturdy, crooked, unruffled, scrubbed, rigid, heavy,

    Words for Smell: sweet, acrid, musty, reeking, fresh, fishy, minty, stagnant, gaseous, sour, fragrant, mildewed, rotten, pungent, aromatic, dank, burnt, perfumed, putrid, moldy, damp, earthy, rancid,

    Words for Sounds: Crash, bang, stamp, clamor, patter, thud, smash, whistle, blare, murmur, hum, rumble, whine, clap, whisper, mutter, thump, roar, squawk, slam, jangle, racket, bark, snap, boom, scream, deafening, rasp, rustle, hiss, thunder, screech, bawl, stomp, clash, earsplitting, twitter, crackle,

    Words for Touch: Cool, steamy, slippery, silky, cold, damp, mushy, gritty, pulpy, prickly, icy, wet, ioly, satiny, dry, hairy, lukewarm, fleshy, sharp, sandy, fuzzy, tepid, rubbery, smooth, feathery, tough, rough, fragile,

    Words for Taste: Tangy, rotten, spicy, ripe, gingery, unripe, peppery, hearty, bland, overripe, medicinal, oily, bittersweet, tasteless, burnt, raw, buttery, sour, sugary, fruity, spoiled, fishy, bitter, crisp,