Acidifying
Acidify A*cid"i*fy, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Acidified}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Acidifying}.] [L. acidus sour, acid + -fy: cf. F. acidifier.] 1. To make acid; to convert into an acid; as, to acidify sugar. [1913 Webster]

2. To sour; to imbitter. [1913 Webster]

His thin existence all acidified into rage. --Carlyle. [1913 Webster]


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