verb + adverb
See parent entry: → flare
- 1 1.1 (of violence)Example sentences1.2 (intensification) 1.3 (clash)
- It may just settle into endemic violence, with occasional flare-ups.
- Earlier this year, in a flare-up of violence, 28 people were killed and 870 injured.
- You know, admittedly there was a flare-up of some violence at one of the multicultural days.
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