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Definition of "smoldered" []

  • Simple past tense and past participle of smolder. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "smoldered" in a sentence
  • "The death-like eyes of a dozen laser lenses stared back at him, and around him the bodies of Janice, Luke and Morgan still smoldered from the lethal burns. “Why? ” he whispered, his voice wavering as he struggled to hold his shaking hand still. “Why did you do this? ” “Samuel, ” she answered, her voice like cold wind chimes within the hollow tomb that the chamber had become. “You know I did this … I did all this for you."
  • "She walked through streets where buildings still smoldered to reach the clinic, which had been destroyed."
  • "In dozens of cities, empty shells of destroyed buildings were clouded with smoke from fires that still smoldered."
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