Definitions for flare up

Definitions for (verb) flare up

Main entry: break open, burst out, erupt, flare, flare up, irrupt

Definition: erupt or intensify suddenly

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

Main entry: flare up

Definition: ignite quickly and suddenly, especially after having died down

Usage: the fire flared up and died down once again

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