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SETTING THESAURUS
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Settings come alive through description, and the right details can evoke emotion, drawing readers in. This thesaurus explores different locations and their associated sights, smells, tastes, sounds, and textures for you to weave into your storytelling, thereby deepening the reader’s sensory experience.

ABANDONED MINE

AIRPLANE

AIRPORT

ALLEY

AMBULANCE

AMUSEMENT PARK

ANCIENT RUINS

ANTIQUES SHOP

ARCHERY RANGE

ARCTIC TUNDRA

ART GALLERY

ART STUDIO

ATTIC

BACKYARD

BADLANDS

BAKERY

BALLROOM

BANK

BAR

BARN

BASEMENT

BAZAAR

BEACH

BEACH PARTY

BIG CITY STREET

BIRTHDAY PARTY

BLACK-TIE EVENT

BLOCK PARTY

BOARDING SCHOOL

BOARDROOM

BOMB SHELTER

BOOKSTORE

BOWLING ALLEY

BREAK ROOM

BRIDGE

CAMPSITE

CANYON

CAR ACCIDENT

CARNIVAL FUNHOUSE

CAR WASH

CASINO

CASUAL DINING RESTAURANT

CAVE

CHEAP MOTEL

CHICKEN COOP

CHILD'S BEDROOM

CHURCH

CIRCUS

CITY BUS

COFFEEHOUSE

COMMUNITY CENTER

CONDEMNED APARTMENT BUILDING

CONSTRUCTION SITE

CONVENIENCE STORE

COUNTRY ROAD

COUNTY FAIR

COURTROOM

CREEK

CRUISE SHIP

CUSTODIAL SUPPLY ROOM

DELI

DESERT

DINER

DORM ROOM

DUNGEON (SPECULATIVE)

ELEMENTARY SCHOOL CLASSROOM

ELEVATOR

EMERGENCY ROOM

EMPTY LOT

FACTORY

FARM

FARMER'S MARKET

FAST FOOD RESTAURANT

FIRE STATION

FISHING BOAT

FITNESS CENTER

FLOWER GARDEN

FLOWER SHOP

FOREST

FUNERAL HOME

GALLOWS (SPECULATIVE)

GARAGE

GARAGE SALE

GAS STATION

GOLF COURSE

GRAVEYARD

GREENHOUSE

GREEN ROOM

GROCERY STORE

GROTTO

GROUP FOSTER HOME

GYMNASIUM

HAIR SALON

HALLOWEEN PARTY

HARDWARE STORE

HAUNTED HOUSE (SPECULATIVE)

HERBALIST'S SHOP (SPECULATIVE)

HIGH SCHOOL CAFETERIA

HIGH SCHOOL HALLWAY

HIKING TRAIL

HOMELESS SHELTER

HOSPITAL ROOM

HOTEL ROOM

HOT SPRINGS

HOUSE FIRE

HOUSE PARTY

HUNTING CABIN

ICE CREAM PARLOR

INDOOR SHOOTING RANGE

JEWELRY STORE

JUVENILE DETENTION CENTER

KITCHEN

LAKE

LANDFILL

LAUNDROMAT

LIBRARY

LIGHTHOUSE

LIMOUSINE

LIQUOR STORE

LIVING ROOM

MAN CAVE

MANSION

MARINA

MARSH

MAUSOLEUM

MEADOW

MECHANIC'S SHOP

MEDIEVAL CASTLE ARMORY (SPECULATIVE)

MILITARY BASE

MILITARY HELICOPTER

MOORS

MORGUE

MOTOR HOME

MOUNTAINS

MOVIE THEATER

MUSEUM

NEWSROOM

NIGHTCLUB

NURSERY

NURSING HOME

OCEAN

OFFICE CUBICLE

OLD PICK-UP TRUCK

ORCHARD

OUTDOOR POOL

OUTDOOR SKATING RINK

OUTHOUSE

PARADE

PARK

PARKING GARAGE

PARKING LOT

PASTURE

PATIO DECK

PAWN SHOP

PENTHOUSE SUITE

PERFORMING ARTS THEATER

PET STORE

PIRATE SHIP (SPECULATIVE)

PLAYGROUND

POLICE CAR

POLICE STATION

POND

POOL HALL

PRESCHOOL

PRINCIPAL'S OFFICE

PRISON CELL

PROM

PSYCHIATRIC WARD

PSYCHIC'S SHOP

PUB

PUBLIC RESTROOM

QUARRY

RACE TRACK (HORSES)

RAINFOREST

RANCH

REC CENTER

RECORDING STUDIO

REFUGEE CAMP

RESIDENTIAL BATHROOM

RIVER

ROCK CONCERT

RODEO

ROOT CELLAR

RUN-DOWN APARTMENT

SALVAGE YARD

SCHOOL BUS

SCHOOL LOCKER ROOM

SCIENCE LAB

SECRET PASSAGEWAY

SEWERS

SHOPPING MALL

SKATE PARK

SKI RESORT

SLAUGHTERHOUSE

SMALL TOWN STREET

SPA

SPORTING EVENT STANDS

SUBMARINE

SUBWAY TRAIN

SUBWAY TUNNEL

SUMMER CAMP

SWAMP

TANK

TATTOO PARLOR

TAXI

TAXIDERMIST

TEACHER'S LOUNGE

TEENAGER'S BEDROOM

TEENAGER'S BEDROOM CLOSET

THERAPIST'S OFFICE

THRIFT STORE

TOOL SHED

TRAILER PARK

TRAIN STATION

TREE HOUSE

TROPICAL ISLAND

TRUCK STOP

UNDERGROUND STORM SHELTER

UNDERPASS

UNIVERSITY LECTURE HALL

UNIVERSITY QUAD

USED CAR DEALERSHIP

VEGAS STAGE SHOW

VEGETABLE PATCH

VET CLINIC

VIDEO ARCADE

WAITING ROOM

WAKE

WATERFALL

WATER PARK

WEDDING RECEPTION

WINE CELLAR

WINERY

WORKSHOP

YACHT

ZOO

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