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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj- Turning sour or tending to turn sour..

Usage examples (10)
  • Heaven indeed must be a very dull place to inspire such saccharine chords from the composer of the acescent and biting Elektra
  • A common cause of cramp is indigestion, and the use of acescent liquors; these should be avoided.
  • His first thought was to throw it away; but, his master coming up, he mixed this now acescent dough with some fresh dough, which he was working at.
  • Thus in paste composed of flour and water, which has been suffered to become acescent, the animalcules called eels, vibrio anguillula, are seen in great abundance; their... for more
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