from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Smothery; suffocating.


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  • Until I saw Shannen staring us down from across the dance floor, all smoldery in a slate gray dress and major eye makeup.

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  • And it's going to be a smoldery event for a lot of people.

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  • Natasha's smoldery eyes and pouting smile were everywhere, on television, in the newspapers, on every pole, and in every storefront.

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  • Raven demanded angrily, her eyes turning smoldery.

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  • In the "Star Wars" saga, Luke Skywalker hailed from such a world, Tatooine, where he paused from work on his uncle's moisture farm to enjoy a smoldery suns-set.

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