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Definitions and Synonyms of smolder | Another word for smolder | What is smolder?

Definition 1: a fire that burns with thick smoke but no flame - [noun denoting event]

Samples where smolder or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the smoulder suddenly became a blaze

Synonyms for smolder in the sense of this definition

(smolder is a kind of ...) the event of something burning (often destructive)

"they lost everything in the fire"

Definition 2: burn slowly and without a flame - [verb of change]

Samples where smolder or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a smoldering fire

Synonyms for smolder in the sense of this definition

(smolder is a kind of ...) undergo combustion

"Maple wood burns well"

Definition 3: have strong suppressed feelings - [verb of emotion]

Synonyms for smolder in the sense of this definition

(smolder is a kind of ...) undergo an emotional sensation or be in a particular state of mind

"She felt resentful" "He felt regret"

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