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  • v  turn into curds
    curdled milk
  • v  go bad or sour
    The milk curdled
  • v  turn from a liquid to a solid mass
    his blood curdled

  • Why then do we so often let the sweetness of religion curdle into combat? The simple answer might be that just because we're given a gift, we don't necessarily always use it wisely.
  • For months the horror programs that curdle the school-to-supper hours on the radio have been under attack from alarmed parents and teachers (PTI, March 24).
  • To curdle young blood one room has a reproduction of the cauldron in which Jack's giant made pot-av-feu of his victims before Jack slew him.

  • Dr Ng Eng Hen in Channel News Asia
    Dr Ng said: "The real issue is that Singapore has a very strong scientific base, science, math, engineering, to a curdle of scientists and engineers. We have very small population, and if you want to leverage on our strength, you have to find extra...
  • Alton Brown in Village Voice
    When proteins get hot they tend to tangle up tighter than teenagers at a dance,Brown explains in a discussion of yogurt. "When they bond up tight enough, they overcoagulate. And when they overcoagulate, they can curdle. And any cook or...

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