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Swarthy

Meaning: Having a dark hue, especially a dark or sunburned complexion

Jun 14, 2016 15:37 IST
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Meaning: Having a dark hue, especially a dark or sunburned complexion

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The photographer described him as a swarthy, impoverished boy.

Pronunciation: swawr-th ee

Usage/Example: 1. Terrorist was 29-year-old Islamic radical," shrieked TMZ's headline, accompanied by a photo of the swarthy killer. (Source: Mic)

2. One of the men is described as being about 30 years old, 5ft 9ins tall with swarthy skin and was wearing a red checked shirt. (Source: Belfast Telegraph)

3. The Prince had spotted Francis – whom he described as “a little, swarthy, ill-looking rascal”. (Source: Telegraph.co.uk)

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