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Following the same principle, you can reduce the intensity of a sweet dessert by adding a sour contrasting element.

It can be purchased online or in some grocery stores in the canning section under the name “sour salt.”

After Jared became CEO in 2008, the company turned its ambitions to high-profile commercial properties in New York City, a foray that turned sour.

For my part, I took the sour grapes route and decided that it was better to be in New York.

His stance soured his relationships with friends such as George Washington, a lifelong neighbor, and he never ran for president, unlike other fellow Virginians and Founding Fathers Jefferson and James Madison.

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As the economy soured, Californians began to think in terms of limited resources and came to see migration as a zero sum game.

Since its inception, Hamas has had close ties with Iran, but relations soured when civil war broke out in Syria.

According to De Jesus, ICE management soured on Arambula for reasons that he did not make clear during his testimony.

The relationship between the partners soured and devolved into ugly squabbling and litigation.

But her mood soured, she says, when another airman made an inappropriate sexual comment.

He pictured himself as an old grouch, soured on the world, and surely uncompanionable.

The praises lavished upon her were honestly won—too much would have satiated, not spoiled—the utter absence of reward soured her.

The Creeks came west, soured and disappointed, and but little disposed for the effort before them.

"They seem to have soured the disposition of the Tide Mill," ventured Sylvia.

His wholly sweet spirit could not be soured by the injustices and insolences that came into his life.


On this page you'll find 129 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to soured, such as: disillusioned, embittered, disappointed, jaundiced, knowing, and sophisticate.

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