"flared" in the verb sense
1. flare, flame up, blaze up, burn up
"Every star seemed to flare with new intensity"
2. flare out, flare
become flared and widen, usually at one end
"The bellbottom pants flare out"
3. flare, flame
shine with a sudden light
"The night sky flared with the massive bombardment"
4. erupt, irrupt, flare up, flare, break open, burst out
erupt or intensify suddenly
"Unrest erupted in the country"
"Tempers flared at the meeting"
"The crowd irrupted into a burst of patriotism"
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