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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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Presently, the domestic refining industry is struggling with challenges such as regulated domestic retail prices, sluggish exports markets, changing feedstock supplies (rising supplies of sourer and heavier crude) and stringent fuel mandates.
M]y reasons for joining the Court's judgment in this case are essentially the same as those expressed by Justice Sourer, with one caveat.
Only three justices dissented: Sourer, Ginsburg and Breyer.
Justices Sourer, Ginsburg, Stevens and Breyer are usually labeled liberal.
On the other hand, he notes that "Justice Sourer amply demonstrates that the rule against teaching hatred of groups is fuzzy enough at the edges, so that it might be understood to cover teaching of various ideas that are embraced by many religious groups" (p.
concurring) (Justice Sourer suggested that First Amendment rights might apply, but chose not to "decide whether protection of speech could require acceptance of some risk raised by [the] spectators' buttons" at issue in the case).
But Justice Kennedy, in a concurrence joined by Justices Stevens, Sourer, and Breyer, offered a more nuanced and flexible approach toward the exercise of discretion in enforcing intellectual property rights by emphasizing the particular characteristics of business method patents.
The underground location has undergone the biggest change, now "dialed up on steroids," says Sourer.
There's a face that couldn't get any sourer no matter what species of testicle it was chewing on.
The committee thanks Ann Yates, Heidi Anderson, Julie Arthur, Yvonne Greenfield, Denys Court and Dereck Sourer for their debating skills and vivid imaginations.
Justices Kennedy and Sourer, for example, both appointed by Republican Presidents, turned out to be more liberal than expected.