smoldering

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smoldering(
smol
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duhr
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ihng
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(not manifested)
a. latente
Under the surface, there was a smoldering hatred of the colonial power.Bajo la superficie, existía un odio latente a la potencia colonial.
2. (burning slowly)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
A smoldering fire suddenly burst into flames.De pronto, una fogata que parecía apagada aunque estaba ardiendo estalló en llamas.
Some smoldering embers left from a fire were the cause of the catastrophe.Unas brasas que ardían lentamente, restos de una fogata, fueron la causa de la catástrofe.
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smoldering
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (fire)
a. humeante, con rescoldo
2. (anger, passion)
a. ardiente, encendido(a)
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smoldering [ˈsməʊldərɪŋ]
adjective
(US)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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