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swarthyadjective

uk   /ˈswɔː.ði/  us   /ˈswɔːr.ði/
(of a person or their skin) dark: a swarthy face/complexion a swarthy fisherman
(Definition of swarthy from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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swarthyadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˈswɔr·ði, -θi/
having a dark or slightly dark skin: His companion was skinny, with a swarthy complexion.
(Definition of swarthy from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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