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See definition of smoldering on Dictionary.com
  • as inblazing
  • as indormant
  • as infired
  • as inlatent
  • as insmoky

synonyms for smoldering

  • fiery
  • flaming
  • ablaze
  • afire
  • aflame
  • burned
  • alight
  • baked
  • burning
  • enkindled
  • glowing
  • heated
  • kindled
  • kindling
  • scorched
  • smoking
  • ablaze
  • afire
  • aflame
  • incandescent
  • on fire
  • set on fire
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How to use smoldering in a sentence

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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Charred beams and blackened walls showed stark and gaunt in the glow of a smoldering mass of wreckage.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
He stirred the smoldering ashes till the broiled fowl began to sizzle afresh.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
They burlesqued womanhood in a way that stirred always a smoldering resentment against them.
CABIN FEVERB. M. BOWER
The waiters were all Martian slaves, he noticed, their phosphorescent owl-eyes smoldering in the dim blue light.
SECURITYPOUL WILLIAM ANDERSON
In the middle of this higher floor was a smoldering wood fire, from which the smoke had colored the roof timbers a shiny black.
SILVER CHIMES IN SYRIAW. S. NELSON
There was an air of suppressed excitement about Clipperton, and a smoldering light in his black eyes.
MOTOR MATT'S DARING, OR, TRUE TO HIS FRIENDSSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
Burt snorted his disgust while Shady Jones, roundly swearing, pelted the smoldering camp-fire with stones.
THE MAN OF THE FORESTZANE GREY
The doctor, peering after him with smoldering eyes, felt his finger tighten on the trigger.
CURSEDGEORGE ALLAN ENGLAND
Without discontinuing his hurried feeding of his smoldering piece, Shelby looked up.
THE REVOLT OF THE STAR MENRAYMOND GALLUN
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WORDS RELATED TO SMOLDERING

  • ablaze
  • afire
  • aflame
  • fiery
  • flaming
  • smoldering
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