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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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If the economy of the United States goes sour, as now expected, so too does the economy of Ontario and .
A decision was made not to use it because it sends a message that if you invest in New York and it goes sour," he said, "you will not only lose your investment but could lose bank accounts or other businesses -- and that's a profoundly negative position to the business community.
But when the plan goes sour, the couple must flee to Mexico as fast as they can, with a variety of gun-wielding thugs on their trail.
A A BROKEN heart is never easy to deal with at any age, but when first love goes sour, it's even more difficult.
But due to the informal nature of any agreements made, residents do not have the same rights as customers who make deals with registered traders and if the deal goes sour they have no way of ensuring they get the service they want at the price they agreed.
The latest from these aging alt-rockers has the feel of the funk that descends after a relationship goes sour, ruminations on what went wrong and visits to places your ex frequented.