swarthy

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swarth·y / ˈswôr[voicedth]ē/ • adj. (swarth·i·er , swarth·i·est ) dark-skinned: she looked frail standing next to her strong and swarthy brother. DERIVATIVES: swarth·i·ly / -[voicedth]əlē/ adv. swarth·i·ness n.

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