COMPLEXION in a Sentence

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complexion
 n.  state of being complex; complexity; combination; complex
Classic Sentence: (75 in 6 pages)
1  Your pink gown is lovely and suitable to your complexion, Scarlett's is to hers.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
2  He was a bulky, gauche, noisy, humorous man, with narrow eyes, a rustic complexion, large red hands, and brilliant clothes.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXV
3  But then, what to make of his unearthly complexion, that part of it, I mean, lying round about, and completely independent of the squares of tattooing.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 3. The Spouter-Inn.
4  In the complexion of a third still lingers a tropic tawn, but slightly bleached withal; HE doubtless has tarried whole weeks ashore.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 5. Breakfast.
5  Long seasoned and weather-stained in the typhoons and calms of all four oceans, her old hull's complexion was darkened like a French grenadier's, who has alike fought in Egypt and Siberia.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 16. The Ship.
6  Yet the premature hour of the Pequod's sailing had, perhaps, been correctly selected by Ahab, with a view to this very complexion of things.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 44. The Chart.
7  Madame Ratignolle, more careful of her complexion, had twined a gauze veil about her head.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In VII
8  Her complexion was not brown, but it rather appeared charged with the color of the rich blood, that seemed ready to burst its bounds.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 1
9  My mother was of a darker complexion than either my grandmother or grandfather.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
10  The brown of her complexion gave way on the cheek to a perceptible flush, which deepened as she saw the gaze of the strange man fixed upon her in bold and undisguised admiration.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
11  He was very tall, with a dark, Spanish complexion, fine, expressive black eyes, and close-curling hair, also of a glossy blackness.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
12  He had black, fiery eyes, coal-black hair, a strong, fine Roman profile, and a rich brown complexion.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
13  I had blue eyes, golden hair, a Greek outline, and fair complexion.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
14  They were ushered, for the night, into a long room, where many other men, of all ages, sizes, and shades of complexion, were assembled, and from which roars of laughter and unthinking merriment were proceeding.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXX
15  She is a quadroon, as may be seen from her fairer complexion, though her likeness to her mother is quite discernible.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXX
Example Sentence:
1  Both her cast of form and feature, her complexion and her general air, suggested the idea of princess; and such was doubtless the character she intended to represent.
2  I remember her as a slim young woman, with black hair, dark eyes, very nice features, and good, clear complexion.
3  Miss Miller was more ordinary; ruddy in complexion, though of a careworn countenance.
4  If you go to beach and get a sunburn, your complexion will look florid.
5  Because his job required that he work at night and sleep during the day, he had an exceptionally pallid complexion.
6  Her sparkling jewellery served as the perfect foil for her fine complexion.
7  She had short brown hair and a pale complexion.
8  Red does not suit with her complexion.