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  • n  the process of forming semisolid lumps in a liquid
  • v  turn into curds
  • v  go bad or sour
  • v  turn from a liquid to a solid mass

  • So much for the blood-curdling myths that we had heard of Irian Jaya, the western half of New Guinea, which has been under Indonesian military rule since 1963.
  • A Drexel student who lived in the apartment below Einhorn's recalled a "blood-curdling scream" and heavy banging one night in the fall of 1977.
  • But as the curdling effect gets more profound, comedy kibitzers kind of do what I would call topical comedy as opposed to satire.
News & Articles

  • Hatred between Sunnis, Shiites abounds in Mideast
    Associated Press correspondents spoke to Shiites and Sunnis across the Mideast region. Amid the variety of viewpoints, they found a public struggling with anger that is increasingly curdling into hatred.
    June 24, 2013 - Stars and Stripes

  • Steven Moffat in Monsters and
    Steven Moffat says: "Everything that matters about Holmes and Watson is the same. Conan Doyle's stories were never about frock coats and gas light; they're about brilliant detection, dreadful villains and blood-curdling crimes - and frankly, to hell...
  • Leonardo DiCaprio in Indian Express
    When I take nicotine patches I have blood curdling nightmares of murder. Mass murders. I wake up in the middle of the night and have to take them off,said DiCaprio.

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