flar|ing

flar|ing
flar|ing «FLAIR ihng», adjective, noun.
–adj.
1. burning with a broad, irregular flame; flaming: »

flaring tapers brightening as they waste (Oliver Goldsmith).

2. Figurative. showy; gaudy: »

The modern building had a sort of flaring beauty.

3. spreading or curving gradually outward in form: »

a flaring skirt, a flaring bow.

–n.
the practice of burning unwanted natural gas that has been piped off from an oil well during oil production.
flar´ing|ly, adverb.

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  • flar — flar·er; flar·ing·ly; …   English syllables

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  • flaringly — flar·ing·ly …   English syllables

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