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Noun
A sudden outbreak, outburst or eruption (originally of flame, but now used more generally of any violent activity)
“The flare-up in insurgent attacks also has killed another two dozen people over the past two days.”
Noun
An often childish display or fit of bad temper
Noun
A sudden brief burst of bright light
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A sudden and usually temporary growth of activity
Noun
A state or sensation of tremulous excitement
Noun
A fight or argument
Noun
Extreme strength or violence in an action or a natural phenomenon
Noun
The feeling of being offended or resentful after a slight or indignity
Noun
An act of going back to an earlier state or situation
Verb
To become explosively angry or very cross
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Feel, show, or express great anger
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Burn or shine with a sudden intensity
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To become engulfed in flames
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To develop, usually suddenly and violently
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To develop suddenly and violently
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Become upset, excited
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Occur again periodically or repeatedly
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To have its source
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To engage in a physical encounter, either competitive or non-competitive
Verb
To become apparent or widely known
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