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Crossword Puzzle Answers for: FL??ES


Come off in flakes or thin small pieces; "The paint in my house is peeling off"
Cover with flakes or as if with flakes
Form into flakes; "The substances started to flake"
A small fragment of something broken off from the whole; "a bit of rock caught him in the eye"
A person with an unusual or odd personality
A crystal of snow


Be in flames or aflame; "The sky seemed to flame in the Hawaiian sunset"
Shine with a sudden light; "The night sky flared with the massive bombardment"
The process of combustion of inflammable materials producing heat and light and (often) smoke; "fire was one of our ancestors' first discoveries"
Lover, as in "His latest flame" Elvis Presley song, early 60's
Criticize harshly, usually via an electronic medium; "the person who posted an inflammatory message got flamed"


A short forward pass to a back who is running toward the sidelines; "he threw a flare to the fullback who was tackled for a loss"
A device that produces a bright light for warning or illumination or identification
Become flared and widen, usually at one end; "The bellbottom pants flare out"
A burst of light used to communicate or illuminate
Erupt or intensify suddenly; "Unrest erupted in the country"; "Tempers flared at the meeting"; "The crowd irrupted into a burst of patriotism"
A sudden outburst of emotion; "she felt a flare of delight"; "she could not control her flare of rage"
Burn brightly; "Every star seemed to flare with new intensity"
Am unwanted reflection in an optical system (or the fogging of an image that is caused by such a reflection)
Shine with a sudden light; "The night sky flared with the massive bombardment"
A sudden eruption of intense high-energy radiation from the sun's surf


The act of flexing; "he gave his biceps a flex to impress the ladies"
Bend a joint; "flex your wrists"; "bend your knees"
Form a curve; "The stick does not bend"
Contract; "flex a muscle"
Exhibit the strength of; "The victorious army flexes its invincibility"


Parasitic flatworms having external suckers for attaching to a host
Either of the two lobes of the tail of a cetacean
Flat bladelike projection on the arm of an anchor
A barb on a harpoon or arrow
A stroke of luck


Watercourse that consists of an open artificial chute filled with water for power or for carrying logs
A narrow gorge with a stream running through it


Form flutes in
A high-pitched woodwind instrument; a slender tube closed at one end with finger holes on one end and an opening near the closed end across which the breath is blown
A groove or furrow in cloth etc (particularly a shallow concave groove on the shaft of a column)
A tall narrow wineglass


In constant change; "his opinions are in flux"; "the newness and flux of the computer industry"
(physics) the number of changes in energy flow across a given surface per unit area
A flow or discharge
The lines of force surrounding a permanent magnet or a moving charged particle
A state of uncertainty about what should be done (usually following some important event) preceding the establishment of a new direction of action; "the flux following the death of the emperor"
Excessive discharge of liquid from a cavity or organ (as in watery diarrhea)
A substance added to molten metals to bond with impurities that can then be readily removed
Mix together different elements; "The colors blend well"
The rate of flow of energy or particles across a given surface
Become liquid or fluid when heated; "the frozen fat liquefied"
Move or progress freely as if in a stream; "The crowd flowed out of the sta