An example of flare is for a firework to suddenly light up the sky.
An example of flare is for a dress to widen dramatically at the bottom.
An example of a flare is a light shot up into the air as a signal that someone is in distress.
A skirt that flares from the waist; nostrils that flared with anger.
Tempers flared at the meeting. His allergies flared up.
He flared up when she alluded to his financial difficulties.
Flared out at his accusers.
Treating an arthritis flare.
That's a genuine early '70's flare on those pants.
The blast furnace flared in the night.
The cat flared its nostrils while sniffing at the air.
The cat's nostrils flared when it sniffed at the air.
The building flared from the third through the seventh floors to occupy the airspace over the entrance plaza.
The sides of a bowl flare.