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blistering

adjective
     
blis‧ter‧ing
1 extremely hot [= blazing]:
the blistering heat of the desert
2

blistering attack/criticism etc

very critical remarks expressing anger and disapproval:
a blistering attack on her boss
3 used to describe actions in sport which are very fast or forceful:
Schumacher set a blistering pace.
blisteringly adverb:
a blisteringly hot day

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