|1.||[ verb ] erupt or intensify suddenly|
|Synonyms:||erupt burst_out break_open irrupt flare|
"Unrest erupted in the country" "Tempers flared at the meeting" "The crowd irrupted into a burst of patriotism"
|Related terms:||intensify outburst|
|2.||[ verb ] ignite quickly and suddenly, especially after having died down|
"the fire flared up and died down once again"
|Related terms:||ignite kindle|
|3.||[ verb ] become suddenly excited or angry|
"She flares up easily"
|Related terms:||appear erupt|