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Definition of "smoldering" [smol•der•ing]

  • Present participle of smolder. (verb)
  • Alternative form of smouldering. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "smoldering" in a sentence
  • "Here's a call out to all Union states, let's celebrate General William Sherman this month for his courageous efforts which brought about the end of the confederacy and left the south in smoldering ruins."
  • "Stone-faced, Garnett went through his warmups as if it were any other game in any other venue, with that trademark intensity smoldering from the moment he stepped on the court."
  • "Detroit, Toledo, Watts, Newark, and many other cities were still smoldering from the summer riots of 1967 and '68."