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flare-ups

noun
plural of 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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flare-up

flare-ups

flaring

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“Flare-ups.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/flare-ups. Accessed 27 Jul. 2021.

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