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smoulder

verb [I] (EMOTION) UK (US smolder)     /ˈsməʊl.dər/ US  /ˈsmoʊl.dɚ/
If a strong emotion smoulders, it exists , but is prevented from being expressed : She was smouldering with rage as she explained how her son had been killed .Strong feelingsControlling emotionsCalm and relaxedNot showing or feeling emotions
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