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verb as in burn, simmer

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He is a very attractive man with a very nice chiseled jaw and a very pleasant smolder.

This imagery shows SAF troops on the scene as huts smolder in the aftermath of their assault.

The embers of guilt over the entire episode are placed deep within Hilly, where it will smolder for the rest of his life.

Nevertheless, it continues to smolder away in Chicago, posing a potential threat to the Obama administration.

Arson…Whole streets of tenements and warehouses abandoned to smolder.

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.

When the cooking was finished the logs were drawn back a few inches and the fire went down to coals, but continued to smolder.

He had known how to light a fire that would smolder long enough for him to get away.

The stump will burn and smolder to the end of the roots, leaving nothing but ashes.

On the narrow beach, with its background of new growth, smolder the dying embers of a camp-fire.


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On this page you'll find 26 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to smolder, such as: boil, erupt, explode, fester, seethe, and bubble.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.