curdled

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cur·dle

 (kûr′dl)
v. cur·dled, cur·dling, cur·dles
v.intr.
1.
a. To change into curd.
b. To become congealed or lumpy: The sauce curdled in the pan.
2. To become spoiled or transformed into something bad: Warm feelings curdled into distrust.
v.tr.
1. To cause to curdle, congeal, or become lumpy: "The inlet was curdled with slush" (Alyson Carol Hagy).
2. To cause to be spoiled or transformed into something bad: "an event that curdled whatever goodwill the prince had awakened" (Julia Whitty).

[Frequentative of curd.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.curdled - transformed from a liquid into a soft semisolid or solid mass; "coagulated blood"; "curdled milk"; "grumous blood"
thick - relatively dense in consistency; "thick cream"; "thick soup"; "thick smoke"; "thick fog"
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