Student Thesaurus

One entry found for flare-up.
Entry Word: flare-up
Function: noun
Text: 1 a sudden and usually temporary growth of activity <took medication to prevent a flare-up of her disease> -- see OUTBREAK
2 a sudden intense expression of strong feeling <there's no need for a flare-up, as we'll take care of the problem immediately> -- see OUTBURST 1