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flareup

[flair-uhp] /ˈflɛərˌʌp/
noun
1.
a sudden flaring up of flame or light.
2.
a sudden outburst or intensification, as of anger or tensions.
3.
a sudden outbreak of violence, disease, or any other condition thought to be quelled, checked, or inactive.
Origin of flareup
1830-1840
1830-40; noun use of verb phrase flare up
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