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Words used to describe the skin

bloom

noun

the healthy look of someone’s skin

blotchy

adjective

covered with blotches

calloused

adjective

calloused skin is covered with hard thick areas called calluses

clear

adjective

clear skin is smooth and healthy

complected

adjective

complexioned

complexioned

adjective

someone who is dark or fair complexioned has dark or light skin

freckled

adjective

covered in freckles

glowing

adjective

glowing skin looks warm and healthy

lined

adjective

lined skin has a lot of lines on it, which you get as you become older

scabby

adjective

scabby skin has a lot of scabs on it

scabrous

adjective

covered with rough areas or scabs

spotty

adjective

someone who is spotty has a lot of small red lumps on their skin, especially on their face

waxen

adjective

if someone’s face or skin is waxen, it is pale, shiny, and does not look healthy

wrinkled

adjective

skin that is wrinkled has a lot of small lines on it

wrinkly

adjective

covered in wrinkles

blemished

adjective

blistered

adjective

blotchiness

noun

pimpled

adjective

pimply

adjective

pockmarked

adjective

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a paid holiday given to a new employee before they start their job

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