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Molder vs. Smolder

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Moldernoun

One who molds something into shape.

Smolderverb

To burn with no flame and little smoke.

‘The remains of the bonfire were left to smolder for hours.’;

Moldernoun

A person who makes molds.

Smolderverb

To show signs of repressed anger or suppressed mental turmoil or other strong emotion, such as passion.

Moldernoun

A tool for making molds.

Smolderverb

To exist in a suppressed or hidden state.

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Moldernoun

A machine for making molding.

Smolderverb

To burn and smoke without flame; to waste away by a slow and supressed combustion.

‘The smoldering dust did round about him smoke.’;

Moldernoun

One who, or that which, molds or forms into shape; specifically (Founding), one skilled in the art of making molds for castings.

Smolderverb

To exist in a state of suppressed or smothered activity; to burn inwardly; as, a smoldering feud.

Molderverb

To crumble into small particles; to turn to dust by natural decay; to lose form, or waste away, by a gradual separation of the component particles, without the presence of water; to crumble away.

‘The moldering of earth in frosts and sun.’; ‘When statues molder, and when arches fall.’; ‘If he had sat still, the enemy's army would have moldered to nothing.’;

Smolderverb

To smother; to suffocate; to choke.

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Molderverb

To turn to dust; to cause to crumble; to cause to waste away.

‘[Time's] gradual touchHas moldered into beauty many a tower.’;

Molderverb

break down;

‘The bodies decomposed in the heat’;

Smolderverb

have strong suppressed feelings

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