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flare up

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of flare

  1. 1 to become very angry naturally I flared up when he insulted my girlfriend Synonyms of flare up blow up (up), flip (out) [slang]Words Related to flare up anger, fulminate, rage, rant, rave, snap, snarl, sputter, storm, tee off, vent, vituperate; bristle, burn, foam, fume, glare, glower, seethe, sizzle, smolder (or smoulder), steam, warm; burst, explode, blow up (out), flash, inflame (also enflame), maddenNear Antonyms of flare up chill out [slang], cool (off or down), relax; hush, quiet (down)Antonyms of flare up calm (down), simmer down

  2. 2 to develop suddenly and violently her cold sores flared up again when she got the flu Synonyms of flare up blaze (up), break out, burst (forth), explode, flame, erupt (up)Words Related to flare up rocket, skyrocket; balloon, burgeon (also bourgeon), mount, multiply, mushroom, proliferate, snowball, swell, wax; blow up, detonate, touch off



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