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 Meanings and Examples of SMOLDER
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smolder
 v.  burn without flame; be liable to break out at any moment
Classic Sentence:
1  It might have come from the center of the world, this smoke, where the fires of the ages still smolder.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 2
2  Cade lounged gracefully on her left, plucking at her skirt to attract her attention and staring up with smoldering eyes at Stuart.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
3  Everyone was smoldering, and it would have been a positive triumph for Scarlett, except for Ashley.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
4  "Yas'm," said Mammy with smoldering eyes.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXII
5  He stirred the smoldering ashes till the broiled fowl began to sizzle afresh.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XIII
6  The fortress was a smoldering ruin; charred rafters, fragments of exploded artillery, and rent mason-work covering its earthen mounds in confused disorder.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 18
7  A cloud of dark smoke, as from smoldering ruins, went up toward the sun now bright and gay in the blue, enameled sky.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 17
8  In the farthest corner, on a bench beside a bed on which something was lying, stood a tallow candle with a long, thick, and smoldering wick.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER XXXI
9  His horse, having galloped up to a campfire that was smoldering in the morning light, stopped suddenly, and Petya fell heavily on to the wet ground.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 14: CHAPTER XI
10  After the surrender, an ever-present feud over the horse smoldered between Scarlett and Suellen.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIX
11  Immediately the fires which smoldered beneath tight basques flamed wildly and the two organizations split up and glared hostilely.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLI
Example Sentence:
1  The rags smolder for hours before they burst into flame.
2  The mat was smoldering where the burning log had fallen.