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  Definition of Flare up
  1. erupt or intensify suddenly; "Unrest erupted in the country"; "Tempers flared at the meeting"; "The crowd irrupted into a burst of patriotism"
  2. ignite quickly and suddenly, especially after having died down; "the fire flared up and died down once again"
Similar Words: erupt, irrupt, flare, break open, burst out

 

Hyponyms: kindle, inflame

 

Derivational Morphology: outburst, burst, flare-up, outbreak, eruption, irruption

 

 
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