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flare

 (flâr)
v. flared, flar·ing, flares
v.intr.
1. To flame up with a bright, wavering light.
2. To burst into intense, sudden flame.
3.
a. To erupt or intensify suddenly: Tempers flared at the meeting. His allergies flared up.
b. To become suddenly angry. Used with up: He flared up when she alluded to his financial difficulties.
c. To make a sudden angry verbal attack. Used with out: flared out at his accusers.
4. To expand or open outward in shape: a skirt that flares from the waist; nostrils that flared with anger.
v.tr.
1. To cause to flame up.
2. To signal with a blaze of light.
n.
1. A brief wavering blaze of light.
2. A device that produces a bright light for signaling, illumination, or identification.
3. An outbreak, as of emotion or activity.
4. An expanding or opening outward.
5. An unwanted reflection within an optical system or the resultant fogging of the image.
6. A solar flare.
7.
a. Football A short pass to a back running toward the sideline.
b. Baseball A fly ball hit a short distance into the outfield.
8. Medicine
a. An area of redness on the skin surrounding the primary site of infection or irritation.
b. A sudden worsening of the symptoms of a disease or condition: treating an arthritis flare.

[Origin unknown.]
Translations

flared

[flɛəd] ADJ [skirt] → de mucho vuelo, acampanado; [trousers] → acampanado; [nostrils] → ensanchado

flared

[ˈflɛərd] adj
[trousers] → à pattes d'éléphant, évasé(e)
[skirt] → évasé(e)flare-up [ˈflɛərʌp] n [violence] → recrudescence f; [illness, injury] → poussée f

flared

adj trousers, skirtausgestellt; flared nostrilsgeblähte Nüstern

flared

[ˈflɛəd] adj (skirt, trousers) → svasato/a
References in classic literature ?
At that moment the mysterious illumination suddenly flared to an intense, an almost blinding splendor, flushing the entire sky, extinguishing the stars and throwing the monstrous shadow of himself athwart the landscape.
They both looked long, while the torchlight flared on them, on the walls of the cave, and the broad blade of Groan-Maker, and from around rose the sounds of the fray.
Then the torch flared out, but Umslopogaas took hold of her in the darkness and pressed her to him and kissed her, the sister whom he found after many years, and she kissed him.
The rough yellow of her face and neck flared suddenly crimson.
In his savage taunting, he flared the candle so close at me, that I turned my face aside, to save it from the flame.
He flared the candle at me again, smoking my face and hair, and for an instant blinding me, and turned his powerful back as he replaced the light on the table.
The fire was in a rusty brazier, not fitted to the hearth; and a common lamp, shaped like a hyacinth- root, smoked and flared in the neck of a stone bottle on the table.
I lit the block of camphor and flung it to the ground, and as it split and flared up and drove back the Morlocks and the shadows, I knelt down and lifted her.
The fire flared up, and she beheld the face of d'Urberville.
Then it was--with the very act of its announcing itself-- that her identity flared up in a change of posture.
Iranian officials said last month that the country was planning to economically and technically benefit from a huge stock of flared gas that is currently wasted through stacks in refineries and oil fields.
IF THERE'S one era fashion can't seem to turn its back on, it's the 70s - and this season has seen the return of flared trousers.