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Synonyms for complexion

Synonyms for complexion

skin tone, especially of the face

the combination of emotional, intellectual, and moral qualities that distinguishes an individual

a person's customary manner of emotional response

Synonyms for complexion

a combination that results from coupling or interlinking

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a point of view or general attitude or inclination

texture and appearance of the skin of the face

(obsolete) a combination of elements (of dryness and warmth or of the four humors) that was once believed to determine a person's health and temperament

give a certain color to

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Regarding skin colour 158 (79%) patients had brown to light brown skin while 42 (21%) were fair complexioned.
Getting light complexioned actors to play the roles of dark complexioned historical figures is not only a sign of blatant disrespect to the persons they are portraying, but it is also disrespectful to their families, to history, to the people who look like the persons being whitewashed, and to the intelligence of the audience," the petition's creator, Naima Valier, wrote.
Lemons extensively references The Quest in a literary commentary form, which serves as a fictional portrayal of a darker complexioned woman as a protagonist in contrast to the emerging literary convention of the using a solely as the heroine fair skinned women.
He was amazed to learn there were Christians and Jews, not just "whites"; then discovered a local mosque filled with light complexioned Bosnian Muslims.
But the alabaster complexioned Robert Pattinson (above, with Kristen) indeed takes a shine to her, perhaps sensing a kindred moony spirit.
The Wicked Witch was all a witch should be - green- complexioned, murderous and flanked by some truly chilling sidekicks.
In the study, scientists and doctors sought to measure the extent of inflammation in dark complexioned individuals versus light complexioned individuals using non-invasive tape-strip sampling.
Fair complexioned individuals with blue eyes suffer the most and Celts are at particular risk.
As the head of a Curazaleno community organization in the 1930s, who also spoke fluent Spanish, he worked with, and was a friend of the dark complexioned brothers, Joaquin and Jesus Colon--important Puerto Rican/Latin@ community leaders in Brooklyn from the late 1920s to the late 1940s.
As Vaughan writes, "When all is said and done, the black characters that populated early modern theatres tell us little about actual black Africans; they are the projections of imaginations that capitalize on the assumptions, fantasies, fears, and anxieties of England's pale complexioned audiences" (4-5).
Similarly, the minister Thomas Shepard is depicted as "pale complexioned and lean" (12), mistrustful of a "faire and easie way to Heaven" (13), ever condemning the religious experiences that he himself lacked (236).
Lee didn't meet Moffett until four months after the murder, when he drove up to her house to show her a single picture of a dark complexioned person she didn't recognize.
One was described by the police as wearing a yellow shirt and blue cap, 5'2 to 5'4 in height, of medium build and dark complexioned.
This pale complexioned, dark haired man wearing a North Face jacket in picture three is wanted in connection with an incident at Corfu Kebab House, Rhyl, on March 10.