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Meaning of BLISTERING

Pronunciation:  bl'isturing

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the formation of vesicles
  2. [adj]  very fast; "a blistering pace"; "got off to a hot start"; "in hot pursuit"; "a red-hot line drive"
  3. [adj]  hot enough to raise (or as if to raise) blisters; "blistering sun"
  4. [adj]  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"
 

BLISTERING is a 10 letter word that starts with B.

 

 Synonyms: acerb, acerbic, acid, acrid, bitter, blistery, caustic, fast, hot, red-hot, sulfurous, sulphurous, unpleasant, venomous, vesication, vesiculation, virulent, vitriolic
 
 See Also: biological process, organic process

 

 

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