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adjective     blistering pronunciation in British English
  1. 1
    used for emphasizing the force or speed with which something is done

    Hakkinen drove at a blistering pace (=very fast).

  2. 2
    blistering criticism is very severe

    Critics have launched a blistering attack on O’Halloran’s latest play.

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