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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Covered with small swellings of liquid; Hot enough to raise (or as if to raise) swellings.

Usage examples (37)
  • It is a "blistery" ground, the presence of these growths on a rocky or gravelly bottom usually meaning good fishing.
  • His face is red and blistery, and his left eye is missing.
  • Those red patches will get blistery, ooze, and crust over.
  • Underneath his bronze skin, Foster's cheeks grew blistery red. for more
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