The flare-up between the U.S. and Israel is sorely testing relations between the two countries.
Fluke being thrust in front of the world only stoked the flare-up that one student said “has in no way been resolved.”
Sure, he broke off his holiday in Italy to take command in Downing Street almost within 48 hours of the first flare-up.
I did not notice all that when she burnt the flare-up just now.
The war had periods of flare-up and periods in which it seemed to be subsiding.
Wouldn't there be a flare-up if I just handed it over to the old maid?
The fire had been waiting for weeks for a match, and now the flare-up had come.
The flare-up was kept inside the companion with a box of matches ready to hand.
There has been a 'flare-up' about money between Cashel and him, and it is said he 'll lose the agency.
He had to warn the old woman to pay no attention to the girls attitude or there would have been a flare-up between the two.
mid-16c., originally "spread out" (hair), of unknown origin, perhaps from Dutch vlederen. Related: Flared; flaring. The notion of "spreading out in display" is behind the notion of "spreading gradually outward" (1640s). Flare-up "a sudden burst" is from 1837.
"bright, unsteady light," 1814, from flare (v.), which led to the sense of "signal fire" (1883). Flares "flared trousers" is from 1964.
An area of redness on the skin surrounding the primary site of infection or irritation.