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1 the hue or appearance of the skin and especially of the face
  • a sunscreen for people with very light complexions

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2 the set of qualities that makes a person, a group of people, or a thing different from others
  • changing the complexion of the department to reflect changing needs

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The first known use of complexion was in the 14th century

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“Complexion.” The Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 26 January 2020.

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