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 Meanings and Examples of FLARE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
flare
 v.  sudden outburst of emotion; glare; shine; shine with sudden light
Classic Sentence: (50 in 4 pages)
1  The languor of midday had taken hold of the gathering, but underneath lurked tempers that could rise to killing heights in a second and flare out as quickly.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
2  I was sure I shouldn't get any thanks for it, she returned with a flare of temper.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 11
3  Ten minutes later the two men passed out together between the gold-laced custodians of the threshold; but in the vestibule Stepney drew up with a last flare of reluctance.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 3
4  But his eyes were pink and unlovely in the flare of the match with which he lighted his dead and malodorous cigar.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
5  The sudden and brief flare of the match emphasized the darkness for a while.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XV
6  The round red discharges from the guns made a crimson flare and a high, thick smoke.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 22
7  I lighted my fire, which burnt with a raw pale flare at that time of the morning, and fell into a doze before it.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XL
8  Presently I saw his blue lips again, breathing on the tinder, and then a flare of light flashed up, and showed me Orlick.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter LIII
9  Swiftly something flew across the wall and darted through the trees to a close grown corner, a little flare of red-breasted bird with something hanging from its beak.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
10  I have no doubt they found my second appearance strange enough, coming suddenly out of the quiet darkness with inarticulate noises and the splutter and flare of a match.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In V
11  Looking out the window, Scarlett saw Pork, who had left the room a moment before, holding high a flaring pine knot, while indistinguishable figures descended from a wagon.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
12  No air moved and the flaring pine knots the negroes held made the air hotter.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
13  Scarlett picked up the flaring candle and the three walked slowly into the dark hall and up the winding steps toward Gerald's room.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
14  In the flaring gas light he looked at her incuriously and then he smiled.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LVIII
15  A flaring torch was burning in the place, and set its red glare from face to face and figure to figure, as it waved in the currents of air.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 23
Example Sentence:
1  The night sky began to flare with the massive bombardment.
2  The killing of three children, which is called an errant shelling, dramatically escalated the recent flare in violence.
3  Mature migrating ducks and geese are very smart and will flare from a black shotgun.
4  The comet would flare up as in nears the sun and cause a lightshow that would be visible even in daylight.
5  A gust of wind made the candles flare.
6  The flame above the oil well flared into the dark sky.
7  The torch flared in the wind.
8  Students often find that their acne flares up before and during exams.
9  The side of a ship flares from the keel to the deck.