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blistering

blistering

blistering - Dictionary definition and meaning for word blistering

Definition
(noun) the formation of vesicles in or beneath the skin
Synonyms : vesication , vesiculation

Definition
(adj) harsh or corrosive in tone
Example Sentence
  • 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
  • a vitriolic critique

Definition
(adj) hot enough to raise (or as if to raise) blisters
Synonyms : blistery
Example Sentence
  • blistering sun

Definition
(adj) very fast; capable of quick response and great speed
Synonyms : hot , red-hot
Example Sentence
  • a hot sports car
  • a blistering pace
  • got off to a hot start
  • in hot pursuit
  • a red-hot line drive

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