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verb as in alienate

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Example Sentences

Cut warm bread into wedges and serve with sour cream butter, enjoy immediately.

From Eater

While the conviction partly reflects the outsize returns from internet and software companies, it also highlights the danger should sentiment start to sour, he said.

From Fortune

And, investors that had previously soured on digitally-native consumer startups over concerns about high customer acquisition costs are starting to change their tune, given the huge growth these companies have seen over the past six months.

From Digiday

It potentially sours people’s views towards the sport’s integrity.

You visit the sour clerk at the coffee shop at which you are a regular.

He had already let his reputation sour—and his country down—so he paid up.

After a stint with a replacement Head Mistress went sour, R seriously considered shutting down La Domaine for good.

And research shows that sugar has a sour effect on mental health, too.

Light amber in color with a subtle sour finish, Fula is one of Casa Bruja's best sellers.

One strip, Foolish Grandpa and Sour Henry, shows Grandpa being hit on the head by a sandbag and blown up by dynamite.

And right after that, some nice sour milk would come splashing down into the trough of the pen.

As soon as he was in it Squinty ran over to the trough, hoping there would be some sour milk in it.

Why, he ordered his chamber-maid to bring him some soap and warm water, that he might wash the sour krout off his hands.

They affirmed it was an antidote to all poison; that it expelled rheums, sour humours, and obstructions of all kinds.

"Getting back home," answered Squinty, as he took a big drink of sour milk.


On this page you'll find 170 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sour, such as: acid, acidic, acrid, biting, bitter, and briny.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.