Synonyms and Antonyms of flare (up)
- Naturally I flared up when he insulted me.
blow a gasket, blow one's cool, blow one's stack, blow one's top, fly into a rage, fly off the handle, forget oneself, go ballistic, have a fit, hit the ceiling, hit the roof, lose one's cool, lose one's temper
- The disease tends to flare up again if the patient stops taking the medication.
Synonyms and Antonyms of flare-up
- took medication to prevent a flare-up of her asthma
- There's no need for an angry flare-up, as we'll take care of the problem immediately.
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