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 for curdle
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Curdle \Cur"dle\ (k[^u]r"d'l), v. i. [From Curd.] [Sometimes
     written crudle and cruddle.]
     1. To change into curd; to coagulate; as, rennet causes milk
        to curdle. --Thomson.
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     2. To thicken; to congeal.
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              Then Mary could feel her heart's blood curdle cold.
                                                    --Southey.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Curdle \Cur"dle\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Curdled (-d'ld); p. pr.
     & vb. n. Curdling (-dl[i^]ng).]
     1. To change into curd; to cause to coagulate. "To curdle
        whites of eggs" --Boyle.
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     2. To congeal or thicken.
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              My chill blood is curdled in my veins. --Dryden.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  curdle
      v 1: turn into curds; "curdled milk" [syn: curdle, clabber,
           clot] [ant: homogenise, homogenize]
      2: go bad or sour; "The milk curdled"
      3: turn from a liquid to a solid mass; "his blood curdled"

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  37 Moby Thesaurus words for "curdle":
     beat up, cake, churn, clabber, clot, clump, cluster, coagulate,
     colloid, colloidize, concrete, condense, congeal, cream, curd,
     emulsify, emulsionize, ferment, gel, gelatinate, gelatinize,
     go off, incrassate, inspissate, jell, jellify, jelly, knot, lopper,
     lump, set, sour, spoil, thick, thicken, turn, whip
  
  

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