Noun(1) a shape that spreads outward(2) a sudden burst of flame(3) a burst of light used to communicate or illuminate(4) reddening of the skin spreading outward from a focus of infection or irritation(5) a sudden recurrence or worsening of symptoms(6) a sudden eruption of intense high-energy radiation from the sun's surface; associated with sunspots and radio interference(7) am unwanted reflection in an optical system (or the fogging of an image that is caused by such a reflection(8) a sudden outburst of emotion(9) a device that produces a bright light for warning or illumination or identification(10) a short forward pass to a back who is running toward the sidelines(11) (baseball
Verb(1) burn brightly(2) become flared and widen, usually at one end(3) shine with a sudden light(4) erupt or intensify suddenly
(1) There was a brief flare of white light, and the Goddess vanished, leaving only a smattering of loose tinsel behind.(2) The weapons, imported from eastern Europe, have been adapted from a miniature distress flare gun and can hold two bullets.(3) I flare my nostrils ever so slightly and still feel like I've been smashed in the face by a baseball bat.(4) She flinched away from a flare of white light, which slowly resolved itself into her bedroom.(5) A lost hunter with a flare gun, so goes the story, started the whole thing.(6) Amber reacted, her own light flashing brighter, a flare of red.(7) a flare gun(8) He spoke, in a very businesslike tone, the sudden flare of anger gone from his voice and attitude.(9) I don't think we're seeing the effects of flare on the camera, though - it doesn't look like an optical effect.(10) A narrow doorway of an old house - a dark room - then a sudden flare of video lights, like a flash of lightning.(11) the flare of the match lit up his face(12) I like big noses, especially when the person is able to flare the nostrils at will.(13) For some reason, this sent a flare of anger up in Jade, and she shoved him away and stood up, glaring at him.(14) She saw another soldier join the battle, and felt a flare of anger.(15) I feel his lips curve into a smirk against my cheek and a flare of anger ignites within me.(16) Dale felt a sudden flare of protectiveness, possessive anger, and a father's pride.