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    The fire suddenly flushed in the thickets

    Can I say "The fire suddenly flushed in the thickets"? Or it would be better to use some other verb like "flare", "flush", "break out" or something else?

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    Re: The fire suddenly flushed in the thickets

    'Flushed' doesn't work. 'Flared' and 'broke out' do.

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