SWARTHY in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of SWARTHY
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
swarthy
 a.  dark; dusky; naturally having skin of a dark color
Classic Sentence: (28 in 2 pages)
1  Her hair was as grey as her companion's, her face as bloodless and shrivelled, but amber-tinted, with swarthy shadows sharpening the nose and hollowing the temples.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In IX
2  He was dark of face, swarthy as a pirate, and his eyes were as bold and black as any pirate's appraising a galleon to be scuttled or a maiden to be ravished.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
3  Scarlett felt that she would strangle at the expression on Captain Butler's swarthy piratical face.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
4  It was the bold way his eyes looked out of his swarthy face with a displeasing air of insolence, as if all women were his property to be enjoyed in his own good time.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
5  Rhett sat still, the reins lax in his hands, looking after them, a curious moody look on his swarthy face.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
6  She thought of Rhett, a flash of white teeth against swarthy skin, sardonic black eyes caressing her.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXII
7  She saw his swarthy face change suddenly, anger and something she could not analyze making it twitch as though stung.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LVI
8  He looked so swarthy and formidable and the heavy muscles in his shoulders swelled against his white linen coat in a way that frightened her.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LVII
9  She had never cared until now--now that Bonnie was dead and she was lonely and afraid and she saw across her shining dinner table a swarthy sodden stranger disintegrating under her eyes.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LX
10  For when she thought of Rhett, with his swarthy face, flashing teeth and dark alert eyes, a trembling came over her.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LXII
11  Heyward paused, for he knew not how to construe the remarkable expression that gleamed across the swarthy features of the attentive Indian.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 11
12  As he gazed upon the silent blockhouse, the moon fell upon his swarthy countenance, and betrayed its surprise and curiosity.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 13
13  Duncan's eyes followed the movement, and he perceived that the animal just mentioned was beautifully, though faintly, worked in blue tint, on the swarthy breast of the chief.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 22
14  Insensibly the young man drew nigher to the swarthy lines of the Hurons, and scarcely breathed, so intense became his interest in the spectacle.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 23
15  These were soon joined by others, until a long line of swarthy figures was to be seen clinging to the cover with the obstinacy of desperation.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 32
Example Sentence:
1  His dark eyes and swarthy skin suited the costume exactly.
2  The one who called himself Nathaniel was swarthy and handsome with dark, intense eyes and a spill of brunet hair over a pair of broad shoulders.