flare


flare
01. The fishing boat was in trouble in the storm, so the captain set off a [flare] to call for help.
02. He was obviously very angry; his face was red, his nostrils were [flaring] and his eyes glared at me.
03. After the accident, the driver lit [flares] near his car to warn other drivers of the danger.
04. Violence [flared] in scattered areas of the city at the news that a young boy had been badly beaten by police.
05. The skirt is tight at the waist and [flares] out at the thighs.
06. The fire suddenly [flared] up when we threw fresh wood on it.
07. The light from the bonfire [flared] out across the beach.
08. The blouse [flares] out at the cuffs.
09. The bull's nostrils [flared] and its eyes gleamed with hatred as it charged the matador.
10. Tempers [flared] at the staff meeting this week after Joe said that Frank wasn't contributing enough to the project.
11. The lost hikers went to the top of a hill and set off a [flare], hoping someone would see the flash of light and rescue them.
12. A huge solar [flare] erupted from the surface of the sun on October 28, 2003.
13. Scientists say that a solar [flare] occurs when magnetic energy that has built up in the solar atmosphere is suddenly released.
14. A Turkish proverb notes that what [flares] up fast, extinguishes soon.
15. William Butler Yeats wrote that life moves out of a red [flare] of dreams into a common light of common hours, until old age brings the red [flare] again.
16. Dr. Elizabeth Kübler-Ross once remarked that watching a peaceful death of a human being reminds us of a falling star; one of a million lights in a vast sky that [flares] up for a brief moment only to disappear into the endless night forever.

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