flare up

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To become more intense suddenly
To burn brightly again
If a disease or injury flares up, it suddenly returns or becomes painful again. Students often find that their acne flares up before and during exams. see also flare 2, 3, flare-up
ignite quickly and suddenly, especially after having died down; "the fire flared up and died down once again
{f} explode; be enthusiastic
A sudden outbreak, outburst or eruption (originally of flame, but now used more generally of any violent activity)
A sudden intensification in activity
  Any sudden acceleration in rate of spread or intensification of the fire   Unlike blowup, a flare-up is of relatively short duration and does not radically change existing control plans
a sudden violent happening; "an outburst of heavy rain"; "a burst of lightning"
Any sudden acceleration of fire spread or intensification of the fire
Any sudden acceleration of fire spread or intensification of the fire Unlike blowup, a flare-up is of relatively short duration and does not radically change existing control plans
Any sudden acceleration of fire spread or intensification of a fire Unlike a blow-up, a flare-up lasts a relatively short time and does not radically change control plans
Any sudden acceleration of fire spread or intensification of the fire or a part of the fire Unlike blow-up, a flare-up is of relatively short duration and does not radically change existing control plans
If there is a flare-up of violence or of an illness, it suddenly starts or gets worse. There's been a flare-up of violence in South Africa
Clumps of fuel or single trees that are consumed by fire rapidly and then die down, and do not constitute spread through the crowns
{i} sudden outburst of anger; sudden intensification; sudden bursting into flame; excitement, enthusiasm
Any sudden acceleration in rate of spread or intensification of the fire
flareup
A sudden bursting into flame; a flaring
flareup
A sudden burst of anger or passion; an angry dispute
flareup
alternative spelling of flare-up
flare up

    Türkische aussprache

    fler ʌp

    Aussprache

    /ˈfler ˈəp/ /ˈflɛr ˈʌp/

    Etymologie

    [ 'flar, 'fler ] (verb.) circa 1700. origin unknown.

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