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flare-up

flare-up

 
pronunciation:
fleIr uhp
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
inflections: flare-ups
definition 1: a sudden eruption of light or fire.
definition 2: any sudden action or display of emotion.
definition 3: a sudden outbreak or intensification of something, such as a disease.
similar words:
explosion, outbreak
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