Definition of blistering:
stifling, acidulous, torrid, blebby, raging, luscious, voluptuous, baking, acidic, vesication, sultry, scalding, ardent, hot, spicy, blistery, toothsome, caustic, mordant, vitriolic, red hot, pungent, live, acerbic, bitter, sweltering, juicy, roasting, boiling, searing, astringent, sulfurous, acerb, burning, fiery, sulphurous, scorching, biting, fast, acidulent, venomous, acrimonious, erosive, virulent, broiling, acid, deadly, unpleasant, sizzling, heated, acrid, corrosive, vesiculation.
blemishing (part of speech: verb)
- "Tom Brown at Oxford", Thomas Hughes.
- "Into the Primitive", Robert Ames Bennet.
The good results that sometimes appear to follow the exhibition of irritating purges must be attributed to the sanative action of the constitution, and not to the agent itself; and the life of the patient depends, in all cases, on the existing ability of the vital power to counteract the effects of purging, bleeding, poisoning, and blistering.- "The American Reformed Cattle Doctor", George Dadd.