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Swarthy vs. Tawny

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  • Swarthy (adjective)

    Tawny, dusky, dark.

  • Swarthy (adjective)

    Dark-skinned.

  • Swarthy (adjective)

    Darker-skinned than white, but lighter-skinned than tawny.

  • Swarthy (adjective)

    Evil, malicious.

  • Swarthy (adjective)

    Weathered, rough.

  • Swarthy (noun)

    A swarthy person.

  • Tawny (adjective)

    Of a light brown to brownish orange color.

  • Tawny (adjective)

    A sweet, fortified wine which is blended and matured in wood.

  • Tawny (noun)

    A light brown to brownish orange colour.

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  • Swarthy (adjective)

    Being of a dark hue or dusky complexion; tawny; swart; as, swarthy faces.

  • Swarthy

    To make swarthy.

  • Tawny (adjective)

    Of a dull yellowish brown color, like things tanned, or persons who are sunburnt; as, tawny Moor or Spaniard; the tawny lion.

Webster Dictionary
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  • Swarthy (adjective)

    naturally having skin of a dark color;

    "a dark-skinned beauty"

    "gold earrings gleamed against her dusky cheeks"

    "a smile on his swarthy face"

    "`swart' is archaic"

  • Tawny (adjective)

    of a light brown to brownish orange color

Princeton's WordNet
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