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flares

noun , plural of flare

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1 a sudden and usually temporary growth of activity
  • a flare in gift card sales around graduation time
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2 a sudden intense expression of strong feeling
  • ended the quarrel with a stunning flare of swearwords
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3 the steady giving off of the form of radiation that makes vision possible
  • in the darkness the flare of a single match might be seen by enemy troops
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