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Verb
To shine with a sudden intensity
“I saw the stars flare against the velvety darkness.”
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To burn with a sudden intensity
“Occasionally, these fires would flare into intense blazes like those that make dramatic television footage today.”
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To spread outwards from a narrow to a wider shape
“Cargo's nostrils flared madly as he lectured Finn.”
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To burst into anger
“She suddenly lost her temper with me and flared up.”
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Come again
“Old ailments can often flare up again.”
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To give off light, including in the invisible electromagnetic radiation frequencies, or become luminescent
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Burn off
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To feel or express great anger
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To say something quickly and irritably
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A sudden brief burst of bright flame or light
“His big eyes glinted with a sudden flare of light and Teera turned to see the camp going up in flames.”
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A sudden burst of intense emotion
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“She felt a flare of anger at this, but didn't respond.”
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A gradual widening in shape, especially towards the hem of a garment
“It is loose cut through the leg, with a slight flare to add shape.”
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Brightness that blinds someone temporarily
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A source of brightly burning light or intense heat used to attract attention in an emergency, to illuminate an area, or as a decoy
“A ship which had fired a distress flare.”
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A sudden rush or wave of a feeling or emotion
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A gesture, action, or sound that is used to convey information or instructions
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Anything that progresses with spectacular speed
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Football pass toward opponent's goal
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Intense and eager enjoyment, interest, or approval
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A corner, especially an external projection or an internal recess of a part of a building or other structure
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A destructive burning of something
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The edge of a hollow container or an opening
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