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blistering

adjective  us   /ˈblɪs·tər·ɪŋ/
very strong and severe: The vice president launched a blistering attack on Senate Republicans.
Translations of “blistering”
in Chinese (Traditional) 熱, 極熱的…
in Russian гневный, разъяренный, обжигающий…
in Turkish sivri dilli, öfkeli, zehir zemberek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 热, 极热的…
in Polish zaciekły, piekący, błyskawiczny…
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