unflaring

flaring

[flair-ing]
adjective
1.
blazing; flaming.
2.
glaringly bright or showy.
3.
spreading gradually outward in form: a flaring skirt.

Origin:
1585–95; flare + -ing2

flaringly, adverb
unflaring, adjective
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Word Origin & History

flare
mid-16c., originally "spread out" (hair), of unknown origin, perhaps from Du. vlederen. Related: Flared; flaring. The noun meaning "bright, unsteady light" is 1814, from the verb, which led to the sense of "signal fire" (1883). The notion of "spreading out in display" is behind the notion of "spreading
gradually outward" (1640s). Flare-up "a sudden burst" is from 1837. Flares "flared trousers" is from 1964.
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Medical Dictionary

flare (flâr)
n.
An area of redness on the skin surrounding the primary site of infection or irritation.

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