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synonyms for smouldering

  • fiery
  • flaming
  • gleaming
  • glowing
  • hot
  • scorching
  • searing
  • alight
  • blistering
  • broiling
  • enkindled
  • flaring
  • heated
  • ignited
  • illuminated
  • kindled
  • oxidizing
  • sizzling
  • smoking
  • afire
  • aflame
  • conflagrant
  • in flames
  • incandescent
  • on fire
  • red-hot
  • torrid
  • white-hot

antonyms for smouldering

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  • cold
  • cool
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How to use smouldering in a sentence

He thrust the Cardinal's mantle into it, and stood over the smouldering cloth, till the whole was consumed to ashes.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
Thus night fell, and darkness settled down about him, relieved only by the red glow of the logs smouldering on the hearth.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
In a niche in the mud wall was a cheap print of the Madonna, one candle just smouldering out before it.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
During two days smoke hovered around the neighbourhood, and the appearance of Manila from the bay was that of a smouldering city.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
I hurled my pipe into the smouldering coals; I tossed a crutch at little Colonel, and the dog ran howling from the room.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
Smouldering fires occasionally broke out in most alarming fashion.
MYSTERY RANCHARTHUR CHAPMAN
She looked down at the logs—smouldering now and with no more flame of rose-pink and amethyst.
A BUTTERFLY ON THE WHEELCYRIL ARTHUR EDWARD RANGER GULL
Miss Warrender stood before the smouldering hearth and gazed with stern scrutiny at her own features in the mirror.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME III (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Then we were again in motion, and the ill-fated town of Karinjah, now a heap of smouldering ruins, was soon far behind us.
CONFESSIONS OF A THUGPHILIP MEADOWS TAYLOR
Morgiana bent over the brazier, blew the smouldering leaves; again the smoke rose thickly.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SMOULDERING

  • afire
  • aflame
  • alight
  • blistering
  • broiling
  • conflagrant
  • enkindled
  • fiery
  • flaming
  • flaring
  • gleaming
  • glowing
  • heated
  • hot
  • ignited
  • illuminated
  • in flames
  • incandescent
  • kindled
  • on fire
  • oxidizing
  • red-hot
  • scorching
  • searing
  • sizzling
  • smoking
  • smouldering
  • torrid
  • white-hot
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