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sour

1. made acid or bad, as in the case of milk or alcohol, by the action of microorganisms
2. (esp of the weather or climate) harsh and unpleasant
3. (of oil, gas, or petrol) containing a relatively large amount of sulphur compounds
4. Chiefly US any of several iced drinks usually made with spirits, lemon juice, and ice

sour

[sau̇r]
(chemistry)
Containing large amounts of malodorous sulfur compounds (such as mercaptans or hydrogen sulfide), as in crude oils, naphthas, or gasoline.
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The music video also introduces the plotline for the upcoming Sour Patch Kids video game, "World Gone Sour.
The milk's gone sour and you need to pop to the corner shop.
Some losses were due to legitimate investments gone sour, but prosecutors say Burakoff defrauded investors from 1988 to early 1996 of at least $700,000.
The first single, ``Semi-Charmed Life,'' an urban fable about a relationship gone sour due to methamphetamine addiction, has been embraced at alternative-rock radio across the country.
Keen is a storyteller at heart, and the detail found in album standout ``Shades of Gray,'' about three losers on a wild ride gone sour, should please John Prine and Dave Alvin fanciers.
Wenke said he understands that some losses were due to investments gone sour, and those are not at issue in the criminal case.
The company that financed it planned to send the tense little thriller about a drug deal gone sour straight to video until it was embraced by film festival audiences and critics who turned the film, in which Thornton played a very scary dealer, into a bona fide cult attraction.
Richardson observes that ``Picasso's use of sharp, bright colors is usually indicative of a heightened state of nervousness or of sexuality gone sour or sad or twisted.
President Clinton inherited a good economy, and it's gone sour,'' Dole told a group of local business owners in a carefully scripted event timed to coincide with the second day of the Democratic convention in Chicago.
Needed vacation: Angel pitcher Chuck Finley saw the All-Star break as a welcome respite from the worries of a division race gone sour.