III. WORDS RELATING TO MATTER

III. ORGANIC MATTER

2. Sensation; special sensation; taste

Sourness.

[Antonyms: sweetness.]

[Nouns] sourness; acid, acidity; acetous fermentation.

vinegar, verjuice, crab, alum; acetic acid, lactic acid.

[Verbs] be sour; sour, turn sour; set the teeth on edge.

render sour; acidify, acidulate.

[Adjectives] sour; acid, acidulous, acidulated; tart, crabbed; acetous, acetose; acerb, acetic; sour as vinegar, sourish, acescent, subacid; styptic, hard, rough.

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