verb (used with or without object), curdled, curdling.
to change into curd; coagulate; congeal.
to spoil; turn sour.
to go wrong; turn bad or fail:
Their friendship began to curdle as soon as they became business rivals.
curdle the / one’s blood, to fill a person with horror or fear; terrify:
a scream that curdled the blood.
to turn or cause to turn into curd
curdle someone’s blood, to fill someone with fear
To offend; disgust: ”It curdles me” ¼ ”I loathe it” (1940s+)
noun 1. a means of healing or restoring to health; remedy. 2. a method or course of remedial treatment, as for disease. 3. successful remedial treatment; restoration to health. 4. a means of correcting or relieving anything that is troublesome or detrimental: to seek a cure for inflation. 5. the act or a method of […]
adjective 1. eager to learn or know; inquisitive. 2. prying; meddlesome. 3. arousing or exciting speculation, interest, or attention through being inexplicable or highly unusual; odd; strange: a curious sort of person; a curious scene. 4. Archaic. made or prepared skillfully. done with painstaking accuracy or attention to detail: a curious inquiry. careful; fastidious. marked […]
verb (used with or without object) 1. to straighten or become straightened out from a curl or curled position. verb 1. to move or cause to move out of a curled or rolled up position
adjective 1. passing in time; belonging to the time actually passing: the current month. 2. prevalent; customary: the current practice. 3. popular; in vogue: current fashions. 4. new; present; most recent: the current issue of a publication. 5. publicly reported or known: a rumor that is current. 6. passing from one to another; circulating, as […]