flare

All Noun Verb Adjective
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  • I like her all the better for the way she flared out at me. Cited from The Price, by Francis Lynde
  • He found some of these flares, and fired them away from his position.
  • Again the fire flared up and kept the men back from the car's side.
  • A light flared up in the library and then was turned lower. Cited from The Mansion of Mystery, by Chester K. Steele
  • We want to know not how Europe flared into war, but why. Cited from Armageddon--And After, by W. L. Courtney
  • The girl, who in many matters was still a child, flared at once. Cited from Boy Woodburn, by Alfred Ollivant
  • These at once took fire and flared up, and the bands fell to the ground. Cited from Under Drake's Flag, by G. A. Henty
  • When they had come into the yard they saw a great fire flaring up against the sky in the north. Cited from The Treasure, by Selma Lagerlof
  • But it was flaring up again by the time we reached the house with no more words spoken between us. Cited from The Strolling Saint, by Rafael Sabatini
  • "Just the way you flared off from that table -- not a word more?" Cited from The Palace of Darkened Windows, by Mary Hastings Bradley
  • While smaller than the Sun, it is relatively large for a flare star.
  • He also noted his ability to calm the young king when his temper flared.
  • In the same moment the lamp in the room behind him flared up and went out. Cited from The Safety Curtain, and Other Stories, by Ethel M. Dell
  • The flares were going up frequently and progress was, of course, very slow. Cited from The Emma Gees, by Herbert Wes McBride
  • Once more the flaring lights went up, and again came the heavy firing. Cited from The Moving Picture Boys on the War Front, by Victor Appleton
  • German flares shot into the air and the battle began.
  • There were special flares for night use and two night/all-weather reconnaissance systems.
  • After a two year break, the Flares began to record again.
  • Half a thousand camp fires had flared all night upon the plain. Cited from The Furnace of Gold, by Philip Verrill Mighels
  • She had a long flat floor, flared out to project at both head and stern.
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Meaning of flare

  • noun A shape that spreads outward
    the skirt had a wide flare
  • noun A sudden burst of flame
  • noun A burst of light used to communicate or illuminate
  • noun Reddening of the skin spreading outward from a focus of infection or irritation
  • noun A sudden recurrence or worsening of symptoms
    a colitis flare, infection can cause a lupus flare
  • noun Am unwanted reflection in an optical system (or the fogging of an image that is caused by such a reflection)
  • noun A sudden outburst of emotion
    she felt a flare of delight, she could not control her flare of rage
  • noun A device that produces a bright light for warning or illumination or identification
  • noun (baseball) a fly ball hit a short distance into the outfield
  • verb Burn brightly
    Every star seemed to flare with new intensity
  • verb Shine with a sudden light
    The night sky flared with the massive bombardment