verb (used without object)
QUIZ YOURSELF ON THE MANY TYPES OF NOUNS
Origin of smolder
OTHER WORDS FROM smolderun·smol·der·ing, adjective
Words nearby smolder
Example sentences from the Web for smolder
He is a very attractive man with a very nice chiseled jaw and a very pleasant smolder.Why 'The Giver' Movie Will Disappoint the Book's Fans|Kevin Fallon|August 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This imagery shows SAF troops on the scene as huts smolder in the aftermath of their assault.Satellites Correctly Predict Military Campaign Against Civilians in Sudan|Akshaya Kumar|December 9, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The embers of guilt over the entire episode are placed deep within Hilly, where it will smolder for the rest of his life.When Surprise Endings Work: Stuart Nadler’s ‘Wise Men’|Nicholas Mancusi|February 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Nevertheless, it continues to smolder away in Chicago, posing a potential threat to the Obama administration.
Arson…Whole streets of tenements and warehouses abandoned to smolder.
It was a brief task to gather the wood and then Ross and Shif'less Sol lighted the fire, which they permitted merely to smolder.The Young Trailers|Joseph A. Altsheler
When the cooking was finished the logs were drawn back a few inches and the fire went down to coals, but continued to smolder.Dick in the Everglades|A. W. Dimock
He had known how to light a fire that would smolder long enough for him to get away.
The stump will burn and smolder to the end of the roots, leaving nothing but ashes.Golden Days for Boys and Girls|Various
On the narrow beach, with its background of new growth, smolder the dying embers of a camp-fire.With Rod and Line in Colorado Waters|Lewis B. France