one's temper flares

idiom

used to say that someone gets angry
Her temper flares at the slightest criticism.Tempers flared during the debate.

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“One's temper flares.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/one%27s%20temper%20flares. Accessed 30 Sep. 2022.

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Last Updated: 23 Aug 2022

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