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flare up

verb

1 flare up

Ignite quickly and suddenly, especially after having died down.

Roget 900: resent, take amiss, take ill, take to heart, take offense, take umbrage, take huff, take exception; take in ill part, take in bad part, take in dudgeon; ne pas entendre raillerie [Fr.]; breathe revenge, cut up rough.    ... show more

Roget 824: excite, affect, touch, move, impress, strike, interest, animate, inspire, impassion, smite, infect; stir the blood, fire the blood, ... show more



2 flare up

Erupt or intensify suddenly.

synonyms: break open, burst out, erupt, flare, irrupt.

Roget 420: shine, glow, glitter; glister, glisten; twinkle, gleam; flare, flare up; glare, beam, shimmer, glimmer, flicker, ... show more

Roget 825: be impatient etc. adj.; not be able to bear etc. 826; bear ill, wince, chafe, champ a bit; be in a stew etc. n.; be out of all patience, ... show more

Dutch: losbarsten, losbreken, uitbreken


Moby thesaurus: access, bake, be angry, be excitable, be in heat, belch, bellow, blaze, blaze of temper, blaze up, bloom, blow a gasket, blow up, blowup, bob up, boil, boil over, break forth, bristle, broil ... show more.

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