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flare (up)

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1 to become very angry

  • naturally I flared up when he insulted me
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blow up, flip (out) [slang]

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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

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2 to develop suddenly and violently

  • my allergies always flare up in the spring
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flare-up

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1 a sudden and usually temporary growth of activity

  • took medication to prevent a flare-up of her asthma
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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
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