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Synonyms for blister
ˈblɪs tər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. blister(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    bleb, bulla

  2. blister(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    bleb, bulla

  3. blister, bulla, bleb(verb)

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

    Synonyms:
    bleb, bulla

  4. blister, vesicate(verb)

    get blistered

    "Her feet blistered during the long hike"

    Synonyms:
    scald, whip, vesicate

  5. blister, scald, whip(verb)

    subject to harsh criticism

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

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

  6. blister(verb)

    cause blisters to form on

    "the tight shoes and perspiration blistered her feet"

    Synonyms:
    scald, whip, vesicate

Wiktionary

  1. blister(noun)

    Synonyms:
    bleb, vesicate

  2. blister(noun)

    To cause blisters to form.

    Synonyms:
    bleb, vesicate

  3. blister(noun)

    To criticise severely.

    Synonyms:
    bleb, vesicate

  4. blister(noun)

    To break out in blisters.

    Synonyms:
    bleb, vesicate

  5. blister(noun)

    A bubble, as on a painted surface.

    Synonyms:
    bleb

  6. blister(noun)

    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.

    Synonyms:
    bleb

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. blister(n.)

    Synonyms:
    vesicle, pustule, blain

  2. blister(n.)

    Synonyms:
    vesicatory, blistering plaster

  3. blister(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    raise blisters on

  4. blister(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    rise in blisters

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. blister(n)

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

  2. blister(v)

    Synonyms:
    vesicate, pustulate

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "blister":

    vesicular, bulb, vesicle, ampoule

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How to use blister in a sentence?

  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. Aristophanes:

    This is what extremely grieves us, that a man who never fought Should contrive our fees to pilfer, on who for his native land Never to this day had oar, or lance, or blister in his hand.

  3. 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.

  4. Tony Robbins:

    It’s so ridiculous. There is no difference between this event and any one I’ve done in [ 39 ] years except the reporting, at every event I do about one half of 1 percent of the people get a hot spot or a blister.

  5. 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.

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