Origin of smolder
OTHER WORDS FROM smolderun·smol·der·ing, adjective
How to use smolder in a sentence
This story simply could not be completed—the proof smoldered on the notepad in front of me.A Mathematically Impossible Novel: Manil Suri Explains “The City of Devi”|Manil Suri|March 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The clothes that designer Stefano Pilati created for his final collection at YSL smoldered with audacity and dark sexuality.Paris Fall Fashion Week 2012: A Finale at Yves Saint Laurent|Robin Givhan|March 7, 2012|DAILY BEAST
But inner-city violence has smoldered for a long time, explains crime journalist Gavin Knight.
Backstage—as young singers fought to the death—a war smoldered.
As luck would have it, some sparks still smoldered in the tow, and thus I was able once more to nurse up a tiny flame.The Way of a Man|Emerson Hough
But that spark which he had tried in vain to fan into flame still smoldered.The Range Boss|Charles Alden Seltzer
At last the candles snuffed out, and naught but the back log smoldered and glowed in the darkness.The Green Forest Fairy Book|Loretta Ellen Brady
As a fire that has smoldered long flames up in many places at once, so the war broke out with several actions in quick succession.Four American Indians|Edson L. Whitney
Dressed in the habit of his order, the Prior sat before a pile of logs that smoldered in the huge fireplace.Rescue Dog of the High Pass|James Arthur Kjelgaard