flare verb definition in Anger topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


 verb: Anger topic
1 [intransitive] flare (up) (especially of anger and violence) to suddenly start or become much stronger Violence flared when the police moved in. Tempers flared towards the end of the meeting. 2 [transitive, intransitive] (+ speech) to say something in an angry and aggressive way ‘You should have told me!’ she flared at him.

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