Synonyms for blister
|Grammar : Noun|
|Spell : blis-ter|
|Phonetic Transcription : ˈblɪs tər|
Top 10 synonyms for blister Other synonyms for the word blister
Définition of blisterOrigin :
- c.1300, perhaps via Old French blestre "blister, lump, bump," from a Scandinavian source (cf. Old Norse blastr "a blowing," dative blæstri "swelling"), or from Middle Dutch blyster "swelling;" perhaps from PIE *bhlei- "to blow, swell," extension of root *bhel- (2) "to blow, inflate, swell;" see bole.
- noun swelling
- Do not place the spit too near the fire, lest the skin should burn and blister.
- Extract from : « Directions for Cookery, in its Various Branches » by Eliza Leslie
- A blister should be employed as soon as possible, and mild emollient injections of gruel or barley water, till stools be obtained.
- Extract from : « The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches, » by Mary Eaton
- For the pain in the head, a blister to the nape of the neck.
- Extract from : « North American Medical and Surgical Journal, Vol. 2, No. 3, July, 1826 » by Various
- If I have a sore throat, it would be useless to blister you for it: that is his idea.
- Extract from : « The Soul of a People » by H. Fielding
- His face was yellowing again, under the blister of sun and alkali.
- Extract from : « Warrior Gap » by Charles King
- The first impulse of every one is to pull it off, which is followed by a blister.
- Extract from : « Notes and Queries, Number 185, May 14, 1853 » by Various
- He watched it blister and writhe as though it had been a living thing.
- Extract from : « The Letter of the Contract » by Basil King
- There's times, you know, when two is bliss, but a third is a blister.
- Extract from : « Torchy, Private Sec. » by Sewell Ford
- I've got a blister on my foot; one of my boots is horribly large.
- Extract from : « Virgin Soil » by Ivan S. Turgenev
- It is this membrane which protrudes like a blister from the tissues.
- Extract from : « Scientific American Supplement, No. 664, September 22,1888 » by Various
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