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smoldered

verb , past tense of smolder
variants: or smouldered

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1 to be excited or emotionally stirred up with anger
  • She smoldered when first learning of her son's misbehavior at school, but had calmed down by the time he arrived home.
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2 to be on fire usually with smoke but few flames
  • They look forward to those long summer nights telling stories beside a smoldering campfire.
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