His gaze was blistering, his voice controlled.
Fungus-galls on leaves and stems are exemplified by the pocket-plums caused by the Exoasceae, the black blistering swellings of Ustilago Maydis, the yellow swellings on nettles due to Aecidium, &c.
Poisson was first sent to an uncle, a surgeon at Fontainebleau, and began to take lessons in bleeding and blistering, but made little progress.
A very large number of other insects belonging to the same family possess blistering properties, owing to their containing cantharidin.
In fact, if the government doesn't do a really good job with delivering aid, it comes under blistering criticism, as was the case in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in 2005.