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1. flare-up

noun. a sudden intense happening.

Synonyms

  • occurrence
  • rush
  • happening
  • burst
  • natural event
  • outburst
  • salvo

Antonyms

  • appearance
  • beginning
  • ending
  • success

Etymology

  • flare (English)
  • up (English)
  • upp (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Flare Up

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Example sentences of the word flare-up


1. Noun Phrase
Pain usually subsides when you stop the activity but may flare up again unless treated.

2. flare

noun. ['ˈflɛr'] a sudden burst of flame.

Synonyms

  • flame
  • flaming

Antonyms

  • straightness
  • type
  • antitype

3. flare

verb. ['ˈflɛr'] burn brightly.

Synonyms

  • combust
  • blaze up
  • burn up
  • flame up

Antonyms

  • unalert
  • stand still
  • dissimilitude
  • unlikeness

4. flare

noun. ['ˈflɛr'] a burst of light used to communicate or illuminate.

Synonyms

  • Very light
  • star shell
  • visual signal
  • Very-light
  • flash

Antonyms

  • hide
  • uncover
  • hypopigmentation
  • conserve

5. flare

verb. ['ˈflɛr'] become flared and widen, usually at one end.

Synonyms

  • widen

Antonyms

  • substantial
  • uglify

6. flare

noun. ['ˈflɛr'] a shape that spreads outward.

Synonyms

  • form
  • shape

Antonyms

  • singular
  • stay
  • inability

7. up

adverb. ['ˈʌp'] spatially or metaphorically from a lower to a higher position.

Synonyms

  • upwards
  • upwardly

Antonyms

  • downwards
  • downwardly
  • downward

Etymology

  • upp (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. up

adjective. ['ˈʌp'] being or moving higher in position or greater in some value; being above a former position or level.

Synonyms

  • leading
  • risen
  • upfield
  • ahead
  • in the lead
  • dormie
  • heavenward
  • sprouted
  • aweigh
  • ascending
  • upward
  • dormy
  • upbound
  • high

Antonyms

  • down
  • low
  • fragrant
  • sober

Etymology

  • upp (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. up

verb. ['ˈʌp'] raise.

Antonyms

  • low spirits

Etymology

  • upp (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. up

adjective. ['ˈʌp'] getting higher or more vigorous.

Synonyms

  • rising

Antonyms

  • side
  • bottom

Etymology

  • upp (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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