flare up

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  • Again the fire flared up and kept the men back from the car's side.
  • Then the lights flared up and died down again for the last act. Cited from Betty Gordon at Boarding School, by Alice Emerson
  • John may flare up a little, but he is a just man. Cited from Half a Rogue, by Harold MacGrath
  • He knew that the fire would flare up again: if not in himself, then around him. Cited from Jean-Christophe Journey's End, by Romain Rolland
  • What had made it flare up like that and go out? Cited from The Moon Rock, by Arthur J. Rees
  • A light flared up in the library and then was turned lower. Cited from The Mansion of Mystery, by Chester K. Steele
  • 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
  • He does not like it much and flared up considerably when I told him. Cited from Personal Reminiscences, by Stephen Field and George C. Gorham
  • 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
  • I did not notice all that when she burnt the flare-up just now. Cited from The Ghost Ship, by John C. Hutcheson
  • It occurs mostly in the hot months of the year but can flare up at any time.
  • 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
  • The fire had been waiting for weeks for a match, and now the flare-up had come. Cited from The Willoughby Captains, by Talbot Baines Reed
  • Then suddenly into his fine young eyes flared up the first glint of his new-born soul. Cited from Little Eve Edgarton, by Eleanor Hallowell Abbott
  • A fresh fire had appeared, which seemed to die out now and then, and suddenly flare up again. Cited from In Search of the Castaways, by Jules Verne
  • 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
  • Her brown eyes flared up with a real golden fire. Cited from Yama (The Pit), by Alexandra Kuprin
  • She flared up, quick, as if she couldn't hold herself in no longer. Cited from Man With Two Left Feet, by P. G. Wodehouse
  • He is the sudden brilliant flare-up of the fire before it goes out. Cited from The Lady Paramount, by Henry Harland
  • All her sense of the wrong he had done her flared up in anger at that. Cited from Captivating Mary Carstairs, Henry Sydnor Harrison
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