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Synonyms for blister
ˈblɪs tərblis·ter

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  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 WordNet

  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 Synonymes

  1. blisternoun

    vesicle, pustule, blain

  2. blisternoun

    vesicatory, blistering plaster

  3. blisterverb

    raise blisters on

  4. blisterverb

    rise in blisters

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. blisternoun

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

  2. blisterverb

    vesicate, pustulate

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "blister":

    vesicular, bulb, vesicle, ampoule

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  1. 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.

  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. 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.

  4. Emma Raducanu:

    [ The blister ] completely stopped me from moving.

  5. Aristophanes, Wasps, 422 B.C.:

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

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