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  1. outburst, burst, flare-upverb

    a sudden intense happening

    "an outburst of heavy rain"; "a burst of lightning"

    Synonyms:
    outburst, fusillade, volley, flare-up, fit, gush, tumultuous disturbance, blowup, explosion, effusion, salvo, ebullition, burst

  2. flare upverb

    ignite quickly and suddenly, especially after having died down

    "the fire flared up and died down once again"

    Synonyms:
    irrupt, erupt, flare, break open, burst out

  3. erupt, irrupt, flare up, flare, break open, burst outverb

    erupt or intensify suddenly

    "Unrest erupted in the country"; "Tempers flared at the meeting"; "The crowd irrupted into a burst of patriotism"

    Synonyms:
    come out, intrude, catch fire, ignite, blaze up, break through, extravasate, belch, burn up, flare out, flare, break open, break, burst, break out, combust, irrupt, erupt, flame, burst out, flame up, split, explode, conflagrate, push through, recrudesce, take fire, pop out

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  1. flare up

    Synonyms:
    fly into a passion, get angry, get mad, fire up, lose one's temper, boil over with rage

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How to use flare up in a sentence?

  1. The President:

    The crisis is being handled. ... Some areas that were very hard-hit are now doing very well. Some were doing very well, and we thought they may be gone and they flare up, and we're putting out the fires.

  2. President Donald Trump:

    I want the people in Georgia to be safe, and I don't want this thing to flare up because you're deciding to do something that is not in the guidelines.

  3. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu:

    Proper management has ensured that there will not be a mass conflagration in the name of religious war, including a flare-up in terms of missiles from Gaza and Lebanon.

  4. Daniel Pipes:

    Most of the time, these are quiet places with nothing going on, but they’re apt to flare up.

  5. La Russa:

    I’ve been thrown out a bunch of times in my career, but it’s all because of emotion, sometimes you flare up because you care. I repeat, it’s not our goal to yell at umpires and make them a part of whatever the game is that day. Sometimes, when you care about winning, which we do, you flare up. Umpires understand that emotion is part of it, so they hear with one ear and see with one eye, but sometimes it goes too far, and today it went too far.


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