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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A fire that burns with thick smoke but no flame v. - Burn slowly and without a flame; Have strong suppressed feelings.

Usage examples (34)
  • The fire continued to smolder all night.
  • They can kind of smolder and cause a fire later, and people might not even know they started a fire.
  • The battle over Frankenfoods is sure to smolder on.
  • As Struan read, he found himself beginning to smolder. for more
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