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According to WordNet, the verb "flare" has 4 sense(s).

200307785 erupt or intensify suddenly; "Unrest erupted in the country"; "Tempers flared at the meeting"; "The crowd irrupted into a burst of patriotism".

202762981 shine with a sudden light; "The night sky flared with the massive bombardment".

202762806 burn brightly; "Every star seemed to flare with new intensity".

200304252 become flared and widen, usually at one end; "The bellbottom pants flare out".

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