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synonyms for smolder

  • boil
  • erupt
  • explode
  • fester
  • seethe
  • bubble
  • churn
  • consume
  • ferment
  • fulminate
  • fume
  • smoke
  • steam
  • stir
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How to use smolder in a sentence

It was a brief task to gather the wood and then Ross and Shif'less Sol lighted the fire, which they permitted merely to smolder.
THE YOUNG TRAILERSJOSEPH A. ALTSHELER
When the cooking was finished the logs were drawn back a few inches and the fire went down to coals, but continued to smolder.
DICK IN THE EVERGLADESA. W. DIMOCK
He had known how to light a fire that would smolder long enough for him to get away.
ST. NICHOLAS MAGAZINE FOR BOYS AND GIRLS, VOL. 5, SEPTEMBER 1878, NO. 11VARIOUS
The stump will burn and smolder to the end of the roots, leaving nothing but ashes.
GOLDEN DAYS FOR BOYS AND GIRLSVARIOUS
On the narrow beach, with its background of new growth, smolder the dying embers of a camp-fire.
WITH ROD AND LINE IN COLORADO WATERSLEWIS B. FRANCE
Count on me, if you dont mind holding my gun while I chase around and gather 205 some stuff that will smolder and not blaze up.
THE OUTDOOR CHUMS ON THE LAKEQUINCY ALLEN
The flame of discontent, nevertheless, continued to smolder.
THE HISPANIC NATIONS OF THE NEW WORLDWILLIAM R. SHEPHERD
In places the smolder fanned to new life behind them and licked greedily at the ripe grass like hungry, red tongues.
HER PRAIRIE KNIGHTB.M. SINCLAIR, AKA B. M. BOWER
It might have come from the center of the world, this smoke, where the fires of the ages still smolder.
THE JUNGLEUPTON SINCLAIR
Conan's eyes began to smolder ominously, but he trod warily into the chamber, his sword ready.
SHADOWS IN ZAMBOULAROBERT E. HOWARD
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SMOLDER

  • agitate
  • bubble
  • churn
  • coddle
  • cook
  • decoct
  • effervesce
  • evaporate
  • fizz
  • foam
  • froth
  • parboil
  • poach
  • seethe
  • simmer
  • smolder
  • steam
  • steep
  • stew
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