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English noun: smoulder

1. smoulder (event) a fire that burns with thick smoke but no flame

SamplesThe smoulder suddenly became a blaze.


Broader (hypernym)fire

English verb: smoulder

1. smoulder (emotion) have strong suppressed feelings


Pattern of useSomebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)experience, feel

2. smoulder (change) burn slowly and without a flame

SamplesA smoldering fire.


Pattern of useSomething ----s

Broader (hypernym)burn, combust

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