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smoulder

 : 
Noun, Verb (intransitive)
 : 
smoul=der

WORDNET DICTIONARY

Noun smoulder has 1 sense

Verb smoulder has 2 senses

CIDE DICTIONARY

smoulderv. i. [OE. smolderen; cf. Prov. G. smölen, smelen, D. smeulen. Cf. Smell.].
  •  To burn and smoke without flame; to waste away by a slow and supressed combustion.  [1913 Webster]
    "The smoldering dust did round about him smoke."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To exist in a state of suppressed or smothered activity; to burn inwardly; as, a smoldering feud.  [1913 Webster]
smoulderv. t. 
     To smother; to suffocate; to choke.  Holinshed. Palsgrave.  [1913 Webster]
smouldern. 
     Smoke; smother.  [1913 Webster]
    "The smolder stops our nose with stench."  [1913 Webster]
smoulderv. i. 

OXFORD DICTIONARY

smoulder, v. & n. (US smolder)
--v.intr.
1 burn slowly with smoke but without a flame; slowly burn internally or invisibly.
2 (of emotions etc.) exist in a suppressed or concealed state.
3 (of a person) show silent or suppressed anger, hatred, etc.
--n. a smouldering or slow-burning fire.

Etymology
ME, rel. to LG sm{ouml}ln, MDu. sm{ouml}len
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