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blazes (up)

verb
present tense third-person singular of blaze (up)

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to develop suddenly and violently
  • after years of decline, street crime blazed up again

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“Blazes (up).” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/blazes%20%28up%29. Accessed 2 Dec. 2020.

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