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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.
Flare-ups begin early in life and may occur spontaneously or after soft tissue trauma, vaccinations, or influenza infections.
If your skin is prone to flare-ups, it might just become as vital to your morning regime as, well, milk on your cornflakes.
8220;Not like I had much of a choice, but over the years, I got used to inhalers and steroids for flare-ups,” says Chambers.
I'll definitely try this again during future flare-ups.
A Tel Aviv University researcher found asthmatics deficient in vitamin D were 25 percent more likely to have had one or more recent flare-ups.
Still, some flare-ups occurred and a number of Palestinians were killed in separate incidents.
The disease is characterized by acute exacerbations, or flare-ups, which send the patient into episodes of coughing with increases in mucus, shortness of breath, wheezing and a feeling of tightness in the chest.
If you are still getting breathless or having flare-ups, your GP may suggest a steroid inhaler as part of your treatment, which works by reducing the inflammation in your airways.
Speaking at Taunton yesterday, the trainer said: "There are no other flare-ups of coughing in the yard today.
He'll need to use steroid treatment as directed and may need an antibiotic, too, because the bacterium staphylococcus aureus lives on skin and often causes flare-ups.