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English noun: flare-up

1. flare-up (event) a sudden intense happening


SamplesAn outburst of heavy rain.
A burst of lightning.


Synonymsburst, outburst


Broader (hypernym)happening, natural event, occurrence, occurrent


Narrower (hyponym)rush, salvo









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