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verb as in burn

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The moon was like a wonderful white lantern in the purple sky; there was but a smoulder of stars.

It was strewn in a zigzag line, was lighted at one end, and allowed to smoulder away to the other.

Quite large logs could be slipped in and they would lie there and smoulder, lasting sometimes all night.

Guillaume told me that he had known fires to smoulder on in grassy glens for weeks together.

We lit our fire against its side, so that it soon began to smoulder and gave out a great heat.


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On this page you'll find 21 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to smoulder, such as: blaze, boil, rage, bristle, desire, and fume.

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