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Synonyms for blister

Noun

1. blister, defect, fault, flaw
usage: a flaw on a surface resulting when an applied substance does not adhere (as an air bubble in a coat of paint)
2. blister, plant process, enation
usage: (botany) a swelling on a plant similar to that on the skin
3. blister, bulla, bleb, vesicle, cyst
usage: (pathology) an elevation of the skin filled with serous fluid

Verb

1. blister, vesicate, swell, swell up, intumesce, tumefy, tumesce
usage: get blistered; "Her feet blistered during the long hike"
2. blister, scald, whip, attack, round, assail, lash out, snipe, assault
usage: subject to harsh criticism; "The Senator blistered the administration in his speech on Friday"; "the professor scaled the students"; "your invectives scorched the community"
3. blister, change, alter, modify
usage: cause blisters to form on; "the tight shoes and perspiration blistered her feet"
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