"smolder" in the noun sense
1. smoulder, smolder
a fire that burns with thick smoke but no flame
"the smoulder suddenly became a blaze"
"smolder" in the verb sense
1. smolder, smoulder
burn slowly and without a flame
"a smoldering fire"
2. smolder, smoulder
have strong suppressed feelings
Source: WordNet® (An amazing lexical database of English)
Princeton University "About WordNet®."
WordNet®. Princeton University. 2010.
View WordNet® License