One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- ‘First thing in the morning, it's chilly; by noon, it's blisteringly hot; by late afternoon, a cold wind has been added to the mix.’
- ‘Seville is blisteringly hot in summer - last August, the mercury hit 50 C on several days - and the city can become a furnace; even late spring can be quite testing.’
- ‘Here are two blisteringly positive facts on our pensions ‘crisis’.’
- ‘I could be totally wrong, but what hope do we have in exploration if our specialised high budget telecommunications aren't blisteringly fast in the present day and age?’
- ‘Yet any pre-season optimism which had accrued between the end of last term and the start of this, quickly withered on a blisteringly hot and bitterly disappointing afternoon.’
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