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flare-up


flareā€“up

noun

Definition of FLARE-UP

1
a sudden and usually temporary growth of activity <took medication to prevent a flare-up of her asthma>
Near Antonyms calm, doldrums, slump
2
a sudden intense expression of strong feeling <there's no need for an angry flare-up, as we'll take care of the problem immediately>

February 28, 2015
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To speak pompously or dogmatically
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