flare out

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Verb1.flare out - become flared and widen, usually at one end; "The bellbottom pants flare out"
widen - become broader or wider or more extensive; "The road widened"
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The rarest and lowest flashes, called blue jets, shoot from the tops of storms and flare out like the bell of a trumpet.