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smolderverb [I]

us   /ˈsmoʊl·dər/
to burn slowly with smoke but without flames: The fire was still smoldering the next morning.
If a strong emotion smolders, it continues to exist but is not expressed: This issue has been smoldering all week.
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smolderverb [I]

uk   /ˈsməʊl.dər/ us   /ˈsmoʊl.dɚ/
US spelling of smoulder
(Definition of smolder from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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