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swarthy

swawr dhee

  • s  naturally having skin of a dark color
    a smile on his swarthy face

  • Handsome, swarthy, he quit West Point in 1881 and tried his hand at land-trading in the Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas booms.
  • By day the treeless wilderness rang with the blows of a crude stone hammer as a swarthy Bolivian and a handful of Indians kept themselves warm smashing rocks.
  • Hunky Marines annihilated the swarthy foe, as dazzled reporters ran alongside the tanks and sent back glowing reports.
News & Articles

  • Fast learner Quintana makes immediate Tour impact
    By Julien Pretot PARIS (Reuters) - Watch and learn - that was the directive Nairo Quintana received when he was included in his Movistar team's Tour de France roster. The diminutive, swarthy-faced Colombian climber did more than just that on his Tour debut, surpassing expectations with a brilliant three-week display to secure second place overall. Quintana, 23, reached the Champs Elysees in ...
    July 21, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
  • Cycling-Fast learner Quintana makes immediate Tour impact
    By Julien Pretot PARIS, July 21 (Reuters) - Watch and learn - that was the directive Nairo Quintana received when he was included in his Movistar team's Tour de France roster. The diminutive, swarthy-faced Colombian climber did more than just that on his Tour debut, surpassing expectations with a brilliant three-week display to secure second place overall. Quintana, 23, reached the Champs ...
    July 21, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! Sports
Quotes

  • Larry Gonick in San Francisco Chronicle
    A standard-issue treatment would show them as another crew of generic swarthy bad guys, and there will, of course, have to be a 'good Arab' or two to prove the comic isn't prejudiced. I'm guessing an Iraqi commando on our side,Gonick said....
  • Arthur M Schlesinger Jr in USA Today
    Historian Arthur Schlesinger Jr. described Pecora, born in Sicily, as "swarthy and tough, with his flashing black eyes and defiant pompadour of gray-black hair."
  • Lee Kuan Yew in UPI.com
    Lee wrote in his 2000 autobiography: "To disguise their presence, we called them 'Mexicans.' They looked swarthy enough."

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