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blistering


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Blister  \Blis"ter\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Blistered};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Blistering}.] 
  To  be  affected  with  a  blister  or  blisters;  to  have  a  blister 
  form  on 
 
  Let  my  tongue  blister.  --Shak. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  blistering 
  adj  1:  harsh  or  corrosive  in  tone;  "an  acerbic  tone  piercing 
  otherwise  flowery  prose";  "a  barrage  of  acid 
  comments";  "her  acrid  remarks  make  her  many  enemies"; 
  "bitter  words";  "blistering  criticism";  "caustic  jokes 
  about  political  assassination,  talk-show  hosts  and 
  medical  ethics";  "a  sulfurous  denunciation"  [syn:  {acerb}, 
  {acerbic},  {acid},  {acrid},  {bitter},  {caustic},  {sulfurous}, 
  {sulphurous},  {venomous},  {virulent},  {vitriolic}] 
  2:  hot  enough  to  raise  (or  as  if  to  raise)  blisters; 
  "blistering  sun"  [syn:  {blistery}] 
  3:  very  fast  "a  blistering  pace";  "got  off  to  a  hot  start"; 
  "in  hot  pursuit";  "a  red-hot  line  drive"  [syn:  {hot},  {red-hot}] 




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