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Blistering - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Blistering' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Blistering [ p. pr. & vb. n.]
- of Blister

Meaning of 'Blistering' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . blistering [ s]
Meaning (1):
- harsh or corrosive in tone
Example in sentence:
  • a barrage of acid comments;
  • a sulfurous denunciation;
  • a vitriolic critique;
  • an acerbic tone piercing otherwise flowery prose;
  • bitter words;
  • blistering criticism;
  • caustic jokes about political assassination, talk-show hosts and medical ethics;
  • her acrid remarks make her many enemies
Meaning (2):
- very fast; capable of quick response and great speed
Example in sentence:
  • a blistering pace;
  • a hot sports car;
  • a red-hot line drive;
  • got off to a hot start;
  • in hot pursuit
Meaning (3):
- hot enough to raise (or as if to raise) blisters
Example in sentence:
  • blistering sun