swarthy

Part of speech: noun

Swarthiness.

Part of speech: adverb

Swarthily.

Part of speech: adjective

Having a dark hue; tawny. swart.

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Usage examples "swarthy":

  1. He was very tall and very strongly made, though clumsy in figure and swarthy in face. - "Tom Tufton's Travels", Evelyn Everett-Green.
  2. In the meanwhile, Miriam, within, was listening, with a smile of grim delight, to a swarthy and weather- beaten young Jew. - "Hypatia or, New Foes with an Old Face", Charles Kingsley.
  3. He saw with satisfaction the flush mount to Murrell's swarthy cheeks, and felt that the limit of his capacity was being reached. - "The Prodigal Judge", Vaughan Kester.