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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - (baseball) a fly ball hit a short distance into the outfield; A short forward pass to a back who is running toward the sidelines; A device that produces a bright light for warning or illumination or identification;

Usage examples (39)
  • Every star seemed to flare with new intensity
  • He threw a flare to the fullback who was tackled for a loss
  • The bellbottom pants flare out
  • A colitis flare for more
Tutoring comment
  • She had a "flair" (an aptitude) for teaching but her temper would "flare" (a sudden outburst of anger) if the students didn't pay attention.
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