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Adjective
Very showy or flashy
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“In my streets are the passing of many feet, lines of flaring lights, cafes full of men and women, and the intoxicating madness of night music.”
Adjective
Having a shape that spreads out
“I found Jenny dressed up very grandly in a flaring dress, trimmed with lace and ribbon.”
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Ablaze or on fire
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Emitting light as a result of being heated
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Present participle for to shine with a sudden intensity
“I saw the stars flare against the velvety darkness.”
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Present participle for to burn with a sudden intensity
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“Occasionally, these fires would flare into intense blazes like those that make dramatic television footage today.”
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Present participle for to spread outwards from a narrow to a wider shape
“Wide bell sleeves that flare at the ends look dressy and vintage.”
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(flare up) Present participle for to have a fit of anger
“She believed her mother would flare up at the thought of forgiving those who had tormented her for almost two years.”
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(flare up) Present participle for to recur or come back again
“Stella said the illness would flare up and then subside but never completely disappear.”
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Present participle for to give off light, including in the invisible electromagnetic radiation frequencies, or become luminescent
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Burning off
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Present participle for become upset, excited
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Present participle for to say something quickly and irritably
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