Flare-up - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈfler ˌəp|  American pronunciation of the word flare-up
Brit.  |ˈflɛːrʌp|  British pronunciation of the word flare-up

noun

- a sudden intense happening (syn: burst, outburst)

Examples

Apart from one or two flare-ups the match went fairly smoothly.

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