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There was a scar in the shape of a cross on the man's swarthy cheek, and it glowed redly with the anger that filled him.
MOTOR MATT'S "CENTURY" RUNSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
D'Arthez was swarthy, with long locks, rather small and bearing some resemblance to Bonaparte.
REPERTORY OF THE COMEDIE HUMAINE, COMPLETE, A -- ZANATOLE CERFBERR AND JULES FRANOIS CHRISTOPHE
Halfway across the lobby, a tall swarthy man with one of those deadpan faces rose to greet him.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
The tall, slender Spaniard, swarthy and of classic feature, looks about him with suppressed disdain.
PRISON MEMOIRS OF AN ANARCHISTALEXANDER BERKMAN
All the blood seemed to leave his veins and against his swarthy pallor the deep lines in his face looked black.
SUMMEREDITH WHARTON
And he struck right and left with his riding whip, making a red scar on more than one swarthy cheek.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
Swarthy men and black haired they were, speaking no tongue which we knew, and one of them was black as his hair.
A PRINCE OF CORNWALLCHARLES W. WHISTLER
Of the steamer Patria, the sailors, strong and swarthy, rowed the party to the shore.
ENGLISH: COMPOSITION AND LITERATUREW. F. (WILLIAM FRANKLIN) WEBSTER
The sailors of the Patria, strong and swarthy, slowly rowed the party to the shore.
ENGLISH: COMPOSITION AND LITERATUREW. F. (WILLIAM FRANKLIN) WEBSTER
Slowly the strong and swarthy sailors of the Patria rowed the party to the shore.
ENGLISH: COMPOSITION AND LITERATUREW. F. (WILLIAM FRANKLIN) WEBSTER
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SWARTHY

  • adusk
  • bistered
  • bleak
  • brunette
  • caliginous
  • cheerless
  • cloudy
  • crepuscular
  • dark
  • dark-complexioned
  • darkish
  • desolate
  • dim
  • dismal
  • dull
  • funereal
  • gloomy
  • joyless
  • lightless
  • obscure
  • overcast
  • sable
  • shadowy
  • shady
  • swart
  • swarthy
  • tenebrous
  • twilight
  • twilit
  • unilluminated
  • veiled
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