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smolders

verb
variants: or smoulders
present tense third-person singular of smolder

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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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“Smolders.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/smolders. Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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