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Definition 1: (pathology) an elevation of the skin filled with serous fluid - [noun denoting body]

Synonyms for blister in the sense of this definition

(blister is a kind of ...) a small anatomically normal sac or bladderlike structure (especially one containing fluid)

(... is a kind of blister ) blister containing a nonpurulent clear watery content

(... is a kind of blister ) blister containing blood or bloody serum usually caused by an injury

(... is a kind of blister ) a small inflamed elevation of skin containing pus; a blister filled with pus

(blister belongs to category ...) the branch of medical science that studies the causes and nature and effects of diseases

Definition 2: (botany) a swelling on a plant similar to that on the skin - [noun denoting plant]

(blister is a kind of ...) a natural projection or outgrowth from a plant body or organ

(blister belongs to category ...) the branch of biology that studies plants

Definition 3: a flaw on a surface resulting when an applied substance does not adhere (as an air bubble in a coat of paint) - [noun denoting state]

(blister is a kind of ...) an imperfection in an object or machine

"a flaw caused the crystal to shatter" "if there are any defects you should send it back to the manufacturer"

Definition 4: get blistered - [verb of change]

Samples where blister or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Her feet blistered during the long hike

Synonyms for blister in the sense of this definition

(blister is a kind of ...) expand abnormally

"The bellies of the starving children are swelling"

(blister has a similar meaning as ...) cause blisters to form on

"the tight shoes and perspiration blistered her feet"

Definition 5: cause blisters to form on - [verb of change]

Samples where blister or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the tight shoes and perspiration blistered her feet

(blister is a kind of ...) cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

"The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city" "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"

(blister has a similar meaning as ...) get blistered

"Her feet blistered during the long hike"

Definition 6: subject to harsh criticism - [verb of communication]

Samples where blister or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for blister in the sense of this definition

(blister is a kind of ...) attack in speech or writing

"The editors of the left-leaning paper attacked the new House Speaker"

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