curdled curdled

Definition(s):

  • (adj) transformed from a liquid into a soft semisolid or solid mass

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Usage(s):

  1. Scrooge is a high-budget holiday spectacular, a musical extracted from Dickens' A Christmas Carol that turns out to be a curdled cup of holiday cheer.
  2. The creamy notions of postpartisan cooperation poured abundantly over Obama's presidential campaign a year ago have curdled into suspicion and feelings of helplessness.
  3. Lieberman's honorable, if mistaken, support for the war has curdled into demagoguery.

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  1. "Here is the hideous curdled face of vegan baking," Ms. Moskowitz said, gesturing to a bowl of soy milk mixed with vegetable oil and cider vinegar.
    on Jan 23, 2007 By: Isa Chandra Moskowitz Source: New York Times

  2. "My blood is curdled with horror," said the German Ellen Lohr. "This truly is the worst possible case. In normal circumstances, our service crew could have changed the gearbox but in yesterday's situation, they hadn't the slightest chance of...
    on Jan 8, 2007 By: Ellen Lohr Source: marathonrally.com

  3. Declan Donnelly said: "When we were filming 'Britain's Got Talent' and the news came out about our deal Simon was steaming. He hissed: 'You've curdled my milk.' He was so unhappy."
    on Jun 26, 2007 By: Declan Donnelly Source: RTE.ie

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