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adjective as in blazing

Strongest matches

Weak matches

adjective as in fired

adjective as in smoky


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Example Sentences

Abrams gives good smolder, and Francis is terrific, delivering a breakout performance in a role that could be intensely annoying but that she makes wounded and winning.

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The escort site Cowboys4Angels peddles chiseled, hot-bodied men and their smoldering model looks to women willing to pay.

A patchwork of building shells and cratered streets, the city tells of a cyclical war, still smoldering.

While BFF Decker landed the cover, Teigen was named “rookie of the year,” launching her career as a smoldering centerfold.

Sculpted, smoldering, and defiant, he is first presented as the natural enemy of Bohannon, a former slave owner.

Gus may be smoldering inside, but the only indication the viewer ever gets is through the weight in his eyes.

Charred beams and blackened walls showed stark and gaunt in the glow of a smoldering mass of wreckage.

He stirred the smoldering ashes till the broiled fowl began to sizzle afresh.

They burlesqued womanhood in a way that stirred always a smoldering resentment against them.

The waiters were all Martian slaves, he noticed, their phosphorescent owl-eyes smoldering in the dim blue light.

In the middle of this higher floor was a smoldering wood fire, from which the smoke had colored the roof timbers a shiny black.

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On this page you'll find 122 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to smoldering, such as: fiery, flaming, ablaze, afire, and aflame.

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