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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Increase in symptoms of a latent disease; A sudden outburst.

Usage examples (32)
  • I always get a superbad "flareup" of it for a few weeks after any time change.
  • Portis admitted that there was a past "flareup" with Zorn, but that it happened "a long time ago."
  • "I imagine the family flareup was what sent you into the future?"
  • Obama's survived another flareup - one that his own words created! for more
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