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Definition: To flare up
, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Flared
; p. pr. & vb. n.
.] [Cf. Norw. flara to blaze, flame, adorn with
tinsel, dial. Sw. flasa upp, and E. flash, or flacker.]
1. To burn with an unsteady or waving flame; as, the candle
2. To shine out with a sudden and unsteady light; to emit a
dazzling or painfully bright light.
3. To shine out with gaudy colors; to flaunt; to be
offensively bright or showy.
With ribbons pendant, flaring about her head.
4. To be exposed to too much light. [Obs.]
Flaring in sunshine all the day. --Prior.
5. To open or spread outwards; to project beyond the
perpendicular; as, the sides of a bowl flare; the bows of
a ship flare.
To flare up
, to become suddenly heated or excited; to burst
into a passion. [Colloq.] --Thackeray.