flare-up


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flare-up

(flâr′ŭp′)
n.
1. A sudden outbreak of flame or light: a flare-up of the embers.
2. An outburst or eruption: a flare-up of anger.
3. A sudden worsening of the symptoms of a disease or condition: a flare-up of eczema.

flare-up

n
1. a sudden burst of fire or light
2. informal a sudden burst of emotion or violence
vb (intr, adverb)
3. to burst suddenly into fire or light
4. informal to burst into anger

Flare-Up

 a noisy dance; a jovial social gathering—Slang Dictionary, 1874.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.flare-up - a sudden intense happening; "an outburst of heavy rain"; "a burst of lightning"
happening, natural event, occurrence, occurrent - an event that happens
salvo - an outburst resembling the discharge of firearms or the release of bombs
rush - a sudden burst of activity; "come back after the rush"

flare-up

noun
1. The visible signs of combustion:
2. A sudden violent expression, as of emotion:
Translations

flare-up

[ˈflɛərˈʌp] N [of anger] → arranque m; (= quarrel) → riña f; [of violence] → estallido m; [of illness, acne] → recrudecimiento m

flare-up

[ˈflɛərˌʌp] n (of fire) → fiammata; (of quarrel, fighting) → recrudescenza; (outburst of rage) → scoppio d'ira; (sudden dispute) → battibecco
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The flare-up was kept inside the companion with a box of matches ready to hand.
She wasn't this time," Powell said innocently: "She lighted the flare-up for me, sir.
Through this study, we set out to prove that consistent use of these high-quality specially formulated products, Eucerin Eczema Relief Body Creme and Flare-Up Treatment Creme, actually works -- and works well to reduce eczema flare-ups.
The double-blind, placebo-controlled Phase 2 clinical trial is evaluating the effect of different doses of palovarotene on new bone formation during and after a flare-up in 24 patients with FOP who are 15 years of age or older.
Chambers wraps up with the three things he tells his patients about asthma: how their inhalers work, how to recognize a flare-up and to have a step up plan worked out in advance with your doctor, and when to seek help in Urgent Care or the ER.
Volunteers, ranging in age 40 to 80, were current or former smokers, and met one of the following other criteria: they used oxygen supplementation either currently or in the past, they were prescribed systemic corticosteroids and or antibiotics in the past year, or had been at the ER or hospitalized with a flare-up in the past year.
A STRESS, the weather and being generally run down can all trigger an eczema flare-up.
WAIT until the charcoal has changed to grey ash before starting to cook or raw food will cause a flare-up.
End of February 2010: Bear has a flare-up right after finishing Metronidazole.
A Sue, Edinburgh STRESS, the weather and being generally run down can all trigger an eczema flare-up.
You want to be able to understand that even if you do have a flare-up, it's time-limited and manageable and it will go away.
If a flare-up is of any size, at best (a water drop) will just kind of keep it in check until we get other resources on it," Hunnicutt said.