The issue would flare up, then die down, then flare up again.
She said she first learned of the current flare up by seeing tweets from the IDF spokesperson's Twitter account.
If I should try just once to tell her what she ought to do she'd flare up like a bonfire.
Every time it is alluded to in the most distant way, you flare up and get angry.
Most girls who go into situations have to grin and pretend they like it, but I should flare up.
Expect a flare up of animosity between Greece and Macedonia.
There is wide discontent with our rule which needs only a leader to flare up.
Civil war will flare up at once in several parts of the kingdom.
All three of the men were in that stage of drunkenness when a quarrel is likely to flare up at a moment's notice.
If they flare up and burn, it is a sign of excessive passion.
mid-16c., originally "spread out" (hair), of unknown origin, perhaps from Dutch vlederen. Related: Flared; flaring. The notion of "spreading out in display" is behind the notion of "spreading gradually outward" (1640s). Flare-up "a sudden burst" is from 1837.
"bright, unsteady light," 1814, from flare (v.), which led to the sense of "signal fire" (1883). Flares "flared trousers" is from 1964.
An area of redness on the skin surrounding the primary site of infection or irritation.