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Synonyms for blister
ˈblɪs tərblis·ter

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Wiktionary1.0 / 1 vote

  1. blisternoun

    vesicate, bleb

  2. blisternoun

    To cause blisters to form.

    bleb, vesicate

  3. blisterverb

    To criticise severely.

    bleb, vesicate

  4. blisternoun

    Something applied to the skin to raise a blister; a vesicatory or other applied medicine.

    vesicate, bleb

  5. blisternoun

    A bubble, as on a painted surface.


  6. blisternoun

    An enclosed pocket of air, which may be mixed with water or solvent vapor, trapped between impermeable layers of felt or between the membrane and substrate.


Princeton's WordNet5.0 / 1 vote

  1. blisternoun

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

    bleb, bulla

  2. blisternoun

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

    bleb, bulla

  3. blister, bulla, blebverb

    (pathology) an elevation of the skin filled with serous fluid

    bleb, bulla

  4. blister, vesicateverb

    get blistered

    "Her feet blistered during the long hike"

    scald, whip, vesicate

  5. blister, scald, whipverb

    subject to harsh criticism

    "The Senator blistered the administration in his speech on Friday"; "the professor scaled the students"; "your invectives scorched the community"

    whip, whisk, scald, rack up, mop up, trounce, vesicate, flog, lash, pip, lather, welt, worst, slash, strap

  6. blisterverb

    cause blisters to form on

    "the tight shoes and perspiration blistered her feet"

    scald, whip, vesicate

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. blisternoun

    vesicle, pustule, blain

  2. blisternoun

    vesicatory, blistering plaster

  3. blisterverb

    raise blisters on

  4. blisterverb

    rise in blisters

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words2.0 / 2 votes

  1. blisternoun

    vesicle, pustule, pustulation, bleb, vesicatory, vesicant, epispastic, pustulant

  2. blisterverb

    vesicate, pustulate

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "blister":

    vesicular, bulb, vesicle, ampoule

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  1. National Intelligence James Clapper:

    Chemical weapons continue to pose a threat in Syria and Iraq, iSIL has also used toxic chemicals in Iraq and Syria, including the blister agent Sulfur Mustard. ( It's) the first time an extremist group has produced and used a chemical warfare agent in an attack since Aum Shinrikyo used sarin in Japan in 1995.

  2. Emma Raducanu:

    [ The blister ] completely stopped me from moving.

  3. National Intelligence James Clapper:

    [The Syrian government] has used chemicals against the opposition on multiple occasions since Syria joined the Chemical Weapons Convention. ISIL has also used toxic chemicals in Iraq andSyria, including the blister agent Sulfur mustard.

  4. Jon Gosselin:

    It was really weird because when I looked at my leg I realized it was twice the size and there's a red-looking blister with a large red circle around it.

  5. Jess Kensky:

    I thought it would be like getting back on the bike again, but it wasn’t, but I should progress faster this time. Still, my mobility feels very fragile. Before, I was young and healthy and fit and hearty. Now it takes one little blister or something not fitting well that takes me back again.

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