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noun as in acerbity

noun as in acidity

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A kind of pizza with sour cream, bacon, caramelized onions and a strong cheese on top of it.

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Monday Gin’s Zero Alcohol Gin offers a familiar base of juniper with citrus and spice botanicals that stands up excellently in a lemon-grenadine gin sour or in a Negroni made with Proteau’s vermouth-style Ludlow Red in lieu of Campari.

As much as everybody around William regards him as a royal ass, we — his intimate confessors — know that he’s a hopeless romantic, hurt and confused, baffled that love can turn sour so quickly.

If you somehow tick all those boxes in 2021, go for it with an included recipe for vodka cocktails topped with bracingly sour sea buckthorn juice.

Butter, heavy cream, cheese, sour cream, creme fraiche and yogurt are all great dairy contenders.

The proper sourness is indicated by the formation of a stiff brat upon the surface which has become uneven.

The amount of lemon juice depends, of course, on the sourness of the apples.

A ruffle of sourness shot over the features of the earl, and was noticed by both eager betters, who exchanged a glance.

It is a rule never to use pearlash for Indian, unless to correct the sourness of milk; it injures the flavor of the meal.

He had no sympathy with a flippant cheerfulness: upon the surface was sourness, discontent, displeasure, ill-will.


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On this page you'll find 364 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sourness, such as: acidity, asperity, astringency, tartness, and mordancy.

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