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  • v  have strong suppressed feelings
  • v  burn slowly and without a flame
  • s  showing scarcely suppressed anger

  • After smouldering for a month the Russo-Chinese crisis (PTI, July 22, et seq.
  • As buses began to roll, carrying black and white students across town to achieve integration, there was smouldering resentment in many communities and, in Louisville, outright .
  • On the scene the thick smoke billows from the smouldering rubble, and rescue workers cover their noses to the smell of burning corpses.
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  • The Stoned Age
    Marijuana has been an issue of smouldering debate in this country since the 1950s, so it is no surprise that legalization has boiled over onto the front burner again. It is a little shocking,...
    June 17, 2013 - Storm Lake Pilot-Tribune
  • Watch: Ryan Gosling Style On Foes In New 'Only God Forgives' Trailer
    Nicolas Winding Refn and Ryan Gosling team up again for Only God Forgives , which promises to be another ultraviolent film worth watching on the big screen. This latest clip focuses less on the violence and more on the scuzzy, neon-clad atmosphere that builds up the drama in this smouldering looking film. Looking absolutely gorgeous, and co-starring Vithaya Pansringarm, Gosling plays a Thai ...
    June 17, 2013 - Vibe Magazine

  • Dmitry Medvedev in
    Referring to the conflict, Medvedev said: "A war can flare up suddenly and can be absolutely real...... And local, smouldering conflicts, which are sometimes even called 'frozen', will turn into a real military conflagration."
  • Mahbubur Rahman in Winnipeg Sun
    However, the intensity has decreased, even though fire is still smouldering in some floors,Rahman said.
  • Lindsay Tanner in Sydney Morning Herald
    Like a smouldering fire the Liberals let the deregulation agenda in this country lie dormant for most of their 11 years in office,Mr Tanner said in a prepared speech. "Relieving businesses and consumers of the burden of inappropriate,...

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