flare up

Definitions of flare up

v ignite quickly and suddenly, especially after having died down

“the fire flared up and died down once again”
inflame, kindle
catch fire
Type of:
ignite, light
cause to start burning; subject to fire or great heat

v erupt or intensify suddenly

break open, burst out, erupt, flare, irrupt
Type of:
deepen, intensify
become more intense

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