American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. Variant of smolder.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- See smolder, etc.
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. See smolder.
- v. burn slowly and without a flame
- v. have strong suppressed feelings
- n. a fire that burns with thick smoke but no flame
“And no matter how hard she squints her eyes, Danica Patrick cannot 'smoulder'.”
“Then the "$8.00" began to smoulder under his lids again, and he returned himself to servitude.”
“Most of us spend our whole lives fighting the most visible fires, while leaving the most important ones to smoulder unnoticed.”
“We need to be on the down side of the glacial cycle, simple having more squirrels follow the ice line north is now a net loss because we want the ice line to start its return back south, otherwise the planet will smoulder.”
“When I was still a child, I discovered a thought that resonated strongly with me: "It is better to shine brightly and then burn out than to slowly smoulder aimlessly.”
“A delicate balance of smoulder and sensitivity that's best experienced on YouTube, where the track has rapidly earned a million views.”
“In the volatile south, tensions between Uzbek and Kyrgyz continue to smoulder.”
“Lastly, there are those gases that attack exposed skin, causing it to bubble and smoulder.”
“I use discarded engine oil to make it smoulder more efficiently.”
“It provides an outlet for Cabane, an outlet for those feeling that smoulder here!”
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A list of words that are odd or words that I have looked up.
All these terms have a (different) American English equivalent. Wonder if you can identify them?
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