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English noun: blister

1. blister (state) a flaw on a surface resulting when an applied substance does not adhere (as an air bubble in a coat of paint)


Broader (hypernym)defect, fault, flaw

2. blister (plant) (botany) a swelling on a plant similar to that on the skin


Broader (hypernym)enation, plant process


Domain categorybotany, phytology

3. blister (body) (pathology) an elevation of the skin filled with serous fluid


Synonymsbleb, bulla


Broader (hypernym)cyst, vesicle


Narrower (hyponym)blood blister, pustule, water blister


Domain categorypathology


English verb: blister

1. blister (change) get blistered


SamplesHer feet blistered during the long hike.


ExamplesDid his feet blister?


Synonymsvesicate


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)intumesce, swell, swell up, tumefy, tumesce


Verb groupblister

2. blister (communication) subject to harsh criticism


SamplesThe Senator blistered the administration in his speech on Friday.
The professor scaled the students.
Your invectives scorched the community.


Synonymsscald, whip


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)assail, assault, attack, lash out, round, snipe

3. blister (change) cause blisters to form on


SamplesThe tight shoes and perspiration blistered her feet.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)alter, change, modify


Verb groupblister, vesicate









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