Definition of one's temper flares
- Her temper flares at the slightest criticism
- Tempers flared during the debate.
: heat of mind or emotion : proneness to anger : passion
: calmness of mind : composure
: state of feeling or frame of mind at a particular time usually dominated by a single strong emotion
: to dilute, qualify, or soften by the addition or influence of something else : moderate
: to anneal or toughen (glass) by a process of gradually heating and cooling
: to harden (a material, such as steel) by reheating and cooling in oil
: a fire or blaze of light used especially to signal, illuminate, or attract attention
: an unsteady glaring light
: solar flare
: to burn with an unsteady flame
: to stream in the wind
: to shine with a sudden light
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