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flare•up

(ˈflɛərˌʌp)

n.
1. a sudden flaring up of flame or light.
2. a sudden outburst of anger.
3. a sudden outbreak of violence, disease, or other condition thought to be inactive.
[1830–40]
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During the recent flareup of violence in Jerusalem, Guterres called for de-escalation and respect for the status quo at holy sites after Israel installed metal detectors at the Haram al-Sharif mosque compound, known to Jews as the Temple Mount.
N Security Council in United Nations Security Council Resolution 1990 after a flareup in the South Kordofan conflict in June 2011.
In addition to his strenuous efforts to remove remaining hurdles over the allotment of some key ministerial portfolios, Prime Minister-designate Saad Hariri's mission was further complicated by the sudden flareup of a row between President Michel Aoun and Speaker Nabih Berri over the extension of Parliament's mandate.
The meeting followed a flareup on the Line of Control (LoC), the heavily militarised de facto border between Indian and Pakistani administered parts of disputed Kashmir region.
Patient Florence Gogarty, 74, from Birkenhead, who had suffered a flareup of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, was among the patients discharged last week and was able to return home to her family.
Flareup and Bedazzled, turned down Hugh Hefner even after he called her "boring".
Welch, who became a pin-up in the '60s and '70s after appearing bikini-clad in movies such as One Million Years BC, Flareup and Bedazzled, turned down Hugh Hefner even after he called her "boring".
Terrorism and violence have left at least 12,282 civilians dead and 23,126 others injured in 2014, making it the deadliest year since the flareup of sectarian violence in 2006-2007, according to a recent United Nations report.
Unable to help my dad and me plant food plots or trim shooting lanes, due to a flareup after the surgery, Kendall became concerned that he might also miss deer season: his favorite time of year.
The latest flareup in east Ukraine has left at least 28 dead and sparked fears that the escalation will derail the hard-won ceasefire brokered by France and Germany four months ago.
BEIJING -- The Chinese government summoned India's ambassador at the weekend over Narendra Modi's recent visit to a disputed Himalayan border region, in the latest flareup between China and its South Asian neighbours.
Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has blamed Iran for Wednesday's deadly flareup along the Lebanese border, the biggest escalation of fighting there since the 2006 war between Israel and the Iranian-backed militant group Hezbollah.