HyperDic: blistering

English > 4 senses of the word blistering:
ADJECTIVEallblistering, acerb, acerbic, acid, acrid, bitter, caustic, sulfurous, sulphurous, virulent, vitriolicharsh or corrosive in tone
allblistering, blisteryhot enough to raise (or as if to raise) blisters
allblistering, hot, red-hotvery fast
NOUNprocessblistering, vesiculation, vesicationthe formation of vesicles in or beneath the skin
blistering > pronunciation
Soundsblih'sterihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > blistering: 4 senses > adjective 1
Meaningharsh or corrosive in tone.
Example "blistering criticism"
Synonymsacerb, acerbic, acid, acrid, bitter, caustic, sulfurous, sulphurous, virulent, vitriolic
BroaderunpleasantDisagreeable to the senses, to the mind, or feelings
Spanishabrasador, ácido, acre, amargo, áspero, cáustico, mordaz, virulento, vitriólico
Catalanabrasador, àcid, acre, amarg, aspre, càustic, corrossiu, virulent
English > blistering: 4 senses > adjective 2
MeaningHot enough to raise (or as if to raise) blisters.
Example"blistering sun"
Synonymblistery
BroaderhotUsed of physical heat / heat
Spanishabrasador
English > blistering: 4 senses > adjective 3
MeaningVery fast; capable of quick response and great speed.
Example "a blistering pace"
Synonymshot, red-hot
BroaderfastActing or moving or capable of acting or moving quickly
English > blistering: 4 senses > noun 1, process
MeaningThe formation of vesicles in or beneath the skin.
Synonymsvesiculation, vesication
Broaderorganic process, biological processA process occurring in living organisms
Spanishformación de ampollas, vesiculación

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