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smoul·der

 (smōl′dər)
v. & n.
Variant of smolder.

smoulder

(ˈsməʊldə) or

smolder

vb (intr)
1. to burn slowly without flame, usually emitting smoke
2. (esp of anger, etc) to exist in a suppressed or half-suppressed state
3. to have strong repressed or half repressed feelings, esp anger
n
4. dense smoke, as from a smouldering fire
5. a smouldering fire
[C14: from smolder (n), of obscure origin]

smol•der

or smoul•der

(ˈsmoʊl dər)

v.i.
1. to burn without flame; undergo slow or suppressed combustion.
2. to exist or continue in a suppressed state or without outward demonstration: Hatred smoldered beneath his smile.
3. to display repressed feelings, as of indignation, anger, or the like.
n.
4. dense smoke resulting from slow or suppressed combustion.
5. a smoldering fire.
[1275–1325; Middle English smolder dissimilated variant of smorther smother]

smoulder


Past participle: smouldered
Gerund: smouldering

Imperative
smoulder
smoulder
Present
I smoulder
you smoulder
he/she/it smoulders
we smoulder
you smoulder
they smoulder
Preterite
I smouldered
you smouldered
he/she/it smouldered
we smouldered
you smouldered
they smouldered
Present Continuous
I am smouldering
you are smouldering
he/she/it is smouldering
we are smouldering
you are smouldering
they are smouldering
Present Perfect
I have smouldered
you have smouldered
he/she/it has smouldered
we have smouldered
you have smouldered
they have smouldered
Past Continuous
I was smouldering
you were smouldering
he/she/it was smouldering
we were smouldering
you were smouldering
they were smouldering
Past Perfect
I had smouldered
you had smouldered
he/she/it had smouldered
we had smouldered
you had smouldered
they had smouldered
Future
I will smoulder
you will smoulder
he/she/it will smoulder
we will smoulder
you will smoulder
they will smoulder
Future Perfect
I will have smouldered
you will have smouldered
he/she/it will have smouldered
we will have smouldered
you will have smouldered
they will have smouldered
Future Continuous
I will be smouldering
you will be smouldering
he/she/it will be smouldering
we will be smouldering
you will be smouldering
they will be smouldering
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been smouldering
you have been smouldering
he/she/it has been smouldering
we have been smouldering
you have been smouldering
they have been smouldering
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been smouldering
you will have been smouldering
he/she/it will have been smouldering
we will have been smouldering
you will have been smouldering
they will have been smouldering
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been smouldering
you had been smouldering
he/she/it had been smouldering
we had been smouldering
you had been smouldering
they had been smouldering
Conditional
I would smoulder
you would smoulder
he/she/it would smoulder
we would smoulder
you would smoulder
they would smoulder
Past Conditional
I would have smouldered
you would have smouldered
he/she/it would have smouldered
we would have smouldered
you would have smouldered
they would have smouldered
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.smoulder - a fire that burns with thick smoke but no flame; "the smoulder suddenly became a blaze"
fire - the event of something burning (often destructive); "they lost everything in the fire"
Verb1.smoulder - have strong suppressed feelings
feel, experience - undergo an emotional sensation or be in a particular state of mind; "She felt resentful"; "He felt regret"
2.smoulder - burn slowly and without a flame; "a smoldering fire"
burn, combust - undergo combustion; "Maple wood burns well"

smoulder

verb
1. smoke, burn slowly Whole blocks had been turned into smouldering rubble.
2. seethe, rage, fume, burn, boil, simmer, fester, be resentful, smart He smouldered as he drove home for lunch.
Translations
يَحْتَرِق بِبُطءٍ وبِدون لَهَب
doutnat
glødeulme
parázslik
brenna hægt án loga
rusenti
gruzdēt
için için yanmak

smoulder

smolder (US) [ˈsməʊldəʳ] VI [fire] → arder sin llama (fig) [passion etc] → arder

smoulder

[ˈsməʊldər] (British) smolder (US) vi
[ashes, rubble] → être encore chaud(e)
[hatred, resentment] → ne pas être éteint(e)

smoulder

, (US) smolder
vi (lit, fig)glimmen, schwelen; model, actress etcSexappeal mausstrahlen; his eyes were smouldering with angerseine Augen glühten vor Zorn; she was smouldering with rageder Zorn schwelte in ihr

smoulder

smolder (Am) [ˈsməʊldəʳ] vi (fire) → covare sotto la cenere (fig) (passion) → covare

smoulder

(American) smolder (ˈsməuldə) verb
to burn slowly or without flame. A piece of coal had fallen out of the fire and the hearthrug was smouldering.
References in classic literature ?
Tis she hath given me this jewel, The jade of my delight; But this red jewel-jade that smoulders, To my desire doth add more fuel, New charms to-night.
South Wales Fire and Rescue Service put out the blaze, but due to the nature of the waste, the wood pile may continue to smoulder for what could be weeks.
Here I've found the perfect shades to add some smoke and smoulder.