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.
As in this study and the studies of Pickenpaugh and Walton, the overall incidence of flare-up was very low.
WAIT until the charcoal has changed to grey ash before starting to cook or raw food will cause a 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.
While there's no evidence that this actually happens, "it makes intuitive sense to avoid [nuts and seeds] during a flare-up," explains James M.
With rheumatoid, you get a flare-up every so often and it can be anywhere on your body," he says.
Right now, there is no good blood test to evaluate when a person is going to have a flare-up," said senior author Larry Steinman, MD, professor of neurology and neurological sciences.
Inflammatory proteins are ephemeral, flooding the system during a lupus flare-up but subsiding otherwise, Stein says.