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curdling

The thickening of varnish in a can.
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All unavailing without a strict observance of the unities, sir,' returned Mr Curdle.
Just so,' said Mr Curdle, pulling up his neckcloth.
Mrs Curdle had sat listening to this lucid explanation with great complacency.
I don't know, my dear; upon my word I don't know,' said Mr Curdle.
said Mr Curdle, turning over four of those pieces of money.
Poor Miss Snevellicci took the three half-crowns, with many smiles and bends, and Mrs Curdle, adding several supplementary directions relative to keeping the places for them, and dusting the seat, and sending two clean bills as soon as they came out, rang the bell, as a signal for breaking up the conference.
BANISHED BBC2 9pm The young love between Kitty McVitie and Private MacDonald is starting to curdle, so are Major Ross's underhand tactics winning her over?
Also, acidic fruits or juices can curdle milk, turning it into a heavy mucus-like substance.
CDATA[ This cottage cheese frenzy is enough to make anyoneas milk curdle.
THE withering look that Anne Robinson directs at her hapless Weakest Link contestants is enough to curdle the blood.
Let it curdle (it'll take a few minutes and eventually will look like cottage cheese).