EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FLARE-UP

The flare-up was kept inside the companion with a box of matches ready to hand.

There has been a 'flare-up' about money between Cashel and him, and it is said he 'll lose the agency.

Wouldn't there be a flare-up if I just handed it over to the old maid?

The war had periods of flare-up and periods in which it seemed to be subsiding.

I did not notice all that when she burnt the flare-up just now.

The fire had been waiting for weeks for a match, and now the flare-up had come.

I wonder you didn't see the flare-up—it lighted the whole bay.

And the silly flame ran all over the table-cloth, and there was such a flare-up!

“I came back on the first news of your flare-up,” said the newcomer.

What is the boss going to do about this flare-up with Bart Rufford?

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR FLARE-UP

fury

nounanger, wrath
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