flare

5 ENTRIES FOUND:

flare

noun

Definition of FLARE

1
a sudden and usually temporary growth of activity <a flare in antacid sales around the holidays>
Near Antonyms calm, doldrums, slump
2
a sudden intense expression of strong feeling <ended the quarrel with a stunning flare of swearwords>
3
the steady giving off of the form of radiation that makes vision possible <in the darkness the flare of a single match might be seen by enemy troops>

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