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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SMOULDER

Dry and worm-eaten, a spark upon them became a smoulder, and a smoulder a blaze.

Any or all of these emotions might have lain beneath the smoulder in her eyes.

By this time the clothes of both lads had begun to smoulder.

In a moment he had smothered the smoulder, and was beating off the sparks with his ruler.

My hope was to keep them in, to let them smoulder in their own ashes.

"Buck up," said Cutty, his blazing wrath dropping to a smoulder.

It may smoulder unobserved, but a breath will fan it into flame!

Meanwhile, the Island was in a smoulder of suspicion and superstition.

Once more his eyes held hers, but the fire in them had died down to a smoulder.

Neither must it be too damp, else it will smoulder and discourage the fire.

WORD ORIGIN

see smolder. Related: Smouldered; smouldering; smoulderingly.

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