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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. Homer:

    We are quick to flare up, we races of men on the earth.

  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. Sid Blumenthal:

    Jane Mayer’s piece details the many moving and uncontrolled parts of the torture debate, which has become chronic and will flare up again and again, the ‘distraction’ will not go away. I would avoid ever being drawn into commenting on any aspect.

  4. Lara Boniface:

    We don’t know when it’s going to start, when he will have a flare up and we still want to raise a normal, strong little boy. I don’t want to put him in a bubble and turn him into someone who’s scared all the time.

  5. Daniel Pipes:

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


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