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See definition of flare on Dictionary.com
  • verbincrease activity suddenly
  • verbspread

synonyms for flare

  • blaze
  • boil over
  • break out
  • burn
  • explode
  • flare up
  • flash
  • flicker
  • glow
  • seethe
  • burst
  • dart
  • dazzle
  • flutter
  • fume
  • glare
  • rant
  • shimmer
  • burn up
  • fire up
  • go off
  • lose control
  • shoot up
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Either way, he and others think the campfire flares are important.
CLOSE-UP OF THE SUN REVEALS ‘CAMPFIRES’LISA GROSSMANAUGUST 28, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
When applied to old data, the method anticipated several powerful flares, although it missed some as well.
THE PHYSICS OF SOLAR FLARES COULD HELP SCIENTISTS PREDICT IMMINENT OUTBURSTSEMILY CONOVERJULY 30, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
Together, the small but ubiquitous flares could be a source of energy to the corona that astronomers haven’t accounted for.
THE CLOSEST IMAGES OF THE SUN EVER TAKEN REVEAL ‘CAMPFIRE’ FLARESLISA GROSSMANJULY 16, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
In the second scenario, which Metzger and his colleagues published last year, the flare of energy escapes the magnetosphere and travels a large distance — up to 1 million times the radius of the magnetar.
A SURPRISE DISCOVERY POINTS TO THE SOURCE OF FAST RADIO BURSTSSHANNON HALLJUNE 11, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
Specific features of those electron–gas interactions give each type of aurora its unique flare.
NEWFOUND ‘DUNES’ IS AMONG WEIRDEST OF NORTHERN LIGHTSMARIA TEMMINGMARCH 9, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
The old Negro watched the approaching flare of the head-light as he ran on, with a grim, defiant eye.
A LOST HEROELIZABETH STUART PHELPS WARD AND HERBERT D. WARD
His chuckle stopped as lightning flare threw the shadow of a man across the ground at Joseph's feet.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
In order to keep the flare-lights burning all kinds of materials had been sacrificed.
THE FLOATING LIGHT OF THE GOODWIN SANDSR.M. BALLANTYNE
Jim agreed at once, handed over the care of his flare-lights to one of the men, and prepared for action.
THE FLOATING LIGHT OF THE GOODWIN SANDSR.M. BALLANTYNE
The furnishings are many hued, the cushions a flare of color, and the pictures fantastically futuristic.
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WORDS RELATED TO FLARE

  • V
  • Y
  • bend
  • corner
  • crook
  • crotch
  • cusp
  • decline
  • divergence
  • dogleg
  • edge
  • elbow
  • flare
  • flection
  • flexure
  • fork
  • incline
  • intersection
  • knee
  • nook
  • notch
  • obliquity
  • point
  • slant
  • turn
  • turning
  • twist
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