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 for Flaring
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Flare \Flare\ (fl[^a]r), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Flared
     (fl[^a]rd); p. pr. & vb. n. Flaring.] [Cf. Norw. flara to
     blaze, flame, adorn with tinsel, dial. Sw. flasa upp, and E.
     flash, or flacker.]
     1. To burn with an unsteady or waving flame; as, the candle
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     2. To shine out with a sudden and unsteady light; to emit a
        dazzling or painfully bright light.
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     3. To shine out with gaudy colors; to flaunt; to be
        offensively bright or showy.
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              With ribbons pendant, flaring about her head.
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     4. To be exposed to too much light. [Obs.]
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              Flaring in sunshine all the day.      --Prior.
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     5. To open or spread outwards; to project beyond the
        perpendicular; as, the sides of a bowl flare; the bows of
        a ship flare.
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     To flare up, to become suddenly heated or excited; to burst
        into a passion. [Colloq.] --Thackeray.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Flaring \Flar"ing\, a.
     1. That flares; flaming or blazing unsteadily; shining out
        with a dazzling light.
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              His [the sun's] flaring beams.        --Milton.
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     2. Opening or speading outwards.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: streaming or flapping or spreading wide as if in a
             current of air; "ran quickly, her flaring coat behind
             her"; "flags aflare in the breeze" [syn: aflare,

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  96 Moby Thesaurus words for "flaring":
     ablaze, afire, aflame, aflicker, aglow, alight, ardent, blatant,
     blazing, blinding, brazen, brazenfaced, burning, candent,
     candescent, colorful, comburent, conflagrant, crude, deltoid,
     extravagant, fan-shape, fan-shaped, fanlike, fanned, fanning,
     fiery, flabelliform, flagrant, flaming, flared, flashing, flashy,
     flaunting, flickering, fulgurant, fulgurating, fuming, garish,
     gaudy, glaring, glowing, gorgeous, guttering, ignescent, ignited,
     in a blaze, in a glow, in flames, incandescent, inflamed, kindled,
     live, living, loud, lurid, meretricious, meteoric, obtrusive,
     on fire, open, outspread, outstretched, overbright, patulous, raw,
     reeking, scintillant, scintillating, screaming, sensational,
     shameless, shrieking, smoking, smoldering, sparking, spectacular,
     splay, splayed, splaying, spraddled, spraddling, sprangled,
     sprangling, sprawling, sprawly, spread, spreading, stretched-out,
     tawdry, unextinguished, unfolded, unquenched, vulgar, wide-open,

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