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  • n  the taste experience when vinegar or lemon juice is taken into the mouth
  • n  the property of being acidic
  • n  a sullen moody resentful disposition

  • I think I found the school's fetid atmosphere, the long, underlighted hallways, the main characters' sourness and cynicism nearly as scary as the film's famous climax, in the .
  • And after a couple of hundred years, the vampires get the edgy sourness of people married too long.
  • But political consultants say they find the sourness grounded in the war.
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  • Review | Jasmin Thai
    The soup, tom kai, artfully brought layers of flavor, with the tastes of chicken broth, bright herbs and coconut milk blending, while maintaining their own personalities. Another standard, pad thai, nicely avoided the familiar trap of too much sweetness, and offered a well-balanced and rounded flavor, with enough sourness from fish sauce to make everything interesting and the familiar minced ...
    Sept. 11, 2013 - San Antonio Express-News

  • Manohla Dargis in New York Times
    What's most striking about 'Extract,' beyond the scarcity of jokes and absence of actual filmmaking, is its deep well of sourness, which at times borders on misanthropy,Ms. Dargis wrote in The Times in September.
  • Corey Dillon in Seattle Times
    I just thought the way things transpired, with me going off and joining the league [NFL] and being drafted, that there was a lot of sourness,Dillon said. "My whole priorities shifted, and I didn't think about past stuff."
  • David Trimble in
    Five years of their sourness will do unaccountable damage to the Union. Unionism cannot afford a representation that will make Gerry Adams appear good before the court of English public opinion,Mr Trimble said.

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