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blister

noun [C] uk   /ˈblɪs.tər/  us   /-tɚ/
C2 a painful swelling on the skin that contains liquid, caused usually by continuous rubbing, especially on your foot, or by burning: New shoes always give me blisters. a hollow rounded swelling that appears on a surface

blister

verb [I or T] uk   /ˈblɪs.tər/  us   /-tɚ/
to get blisters or cause blisters: The sun blistered the paintwork. I burned my shoulders over the weekend and they're starting to blister.
blistered
adjective uk   /-təd/  us   /-tɚd/
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