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smolder

smol·der [or] smoul·der

smolder [or] smoulder

 
 
pronunciation:
smol dr
part of speech: verb
inflections: smoldered, smoldering, smolders, smouldered, smouldering, smoulders
definition 1: to burn slowly and with smoke, but with little or no flame.
The campfire smoldered all night.
definition 2: to be present or continue in a quiet or hidden way.
It is not healthy to let anger smolder for a long time.