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Synonyms for sour

Synonyms for sour

having a taste characteristic of that produced by acids

having a noticeably sharp pungent taste or smell

broodingly and sullenly unhappy

not in accordance with what is usual or expected

to make or become bitter


Synonyms for sour

a cocktail made of a liquor (especially whiskey or gin) mixed with lemon or lime juice and sugar

the taste experience when vinegar or lemon juice is taken into the mouth

the property of being acidic

go sour or spoil

make sour or more sour

smelling of fermentation or staleness

having a sharp biting taste

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one of the four basic taste sensations

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in an unpalatable state


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inaccurate in pitch

showing a brooding ill humor

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WHILE CPAs CAN OFFER LITTLE HELP TO families who have had loans and loan guarantees go sour, they can advise all other clients about the potential tax consequences and offer to provide advance assistance.
Some now force staff to reveal office relationships, while others insist on contract clauses absolving bosses of responsibility if things go sour.
A hypochondriacal land owner (played by Arye Gross) comes to ask for the hand of his neighbor's daughter (Emily Bergl) only to have the entire deal nearly go sour once the couple-to-be starts arguing about property rights and who owns the better hunting dog.
Of course, things quickly go sour, and when the truth is found out, Antoine is suspended and eventually sent to a reform school and for therapy.
The vacation, he recalled, began to go sour Wednesday afternoon when the winds picked up speed.