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Meaning of FLARE-UP

Pronunciation:  flehr up

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a sudden violent happening; "an outburst of heavy rain"; "a burst of lightning"
  2. [v]  erupt or intensify suddenly; "Unrest erupted in the country"; "Tempers flared at the meeting"
  3. [v]  become suddenly excited or angry; "She flares up easily"
  4. [v]  ignite quickly and suddenly

FLARE-UP is a 8 letter word that starts with F.


 Synonyms: break open, burst, burst out, erupt, erupt, flare, flare, outburst
 See Also: deepen, happening, ignite, inflame, intensify, kindle, light, natural event, occurrence, rush, salvo



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Flare"-up`\, n.
    A sudden burst of anger or passion; an angry dispute.
  2. \Flare"-up`\, n.
    A sudden bursting into flame; a flaring.
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