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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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) 2.0

      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]
      4: marked by harshly abusive criticism; "his scathing remarks
         about silly lady novelists"; "her vituperative railing"
         [syn: scathing, scalding, vituperative]
      n : the formation of vesicles [syn: vesiculation, vesication]