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swarthy

swarth·y

swarthy

 
pronunciation:
swor thi [or] swor thi
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: swarthier, swarthiest
definition: dark in color or complexion.
My skin is quite fair, but my husband's is swarthy.The sun beating down on the ship had made the sailors swarthy.
antonyms:
pale
similar words:
brown, brunet, dark, dusky, olive, tan, tanned, tawny
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derivations: swarthily (adv.), swarthiness (n.)