Synonyms for flare up

Synonyms for (verb) flare up

Synonyms: break open, burst out, erupt, flare, flare up, irrupt

Definition: erupt or intensify suddenly

Usage: Unrest erupted in the country; Tempers flared at the meeting; The crowd irrupted into a burst of patriotism

Similar words: deepen, intensify

Definition: become more intense

Usage: The debate intensified; His dislike for raw fish only deepened in Japan

Synonyms: flare up

Definition: ignite quickly and suddenly, especially after having died down

Usage: the fire flared up and died down once again

Similar words: light, ignite

Definition: cause to start burning; subject to fire or great heat

Usage: Great heat can ignite almost any dry matter; Light a cigarette

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