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English definition of “smoulder”

smoulder

verb [I] UK (US smolder)
 
 
/ˈsməʊldər/
FIRE to burn slowly, producing smoke but no flames: The fire was still smouldering the next morning. a smouldering bonfireBurning, burnt and on fire
EMOTION to have a strong feeling, especially anger, but not express it: I could see he was smouldering with anger.Angry and displeasedBad-tempered
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