curdle (one's) blood

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curdle (one's) blood

To terrify someone. That horror movie curdled my blood so badly that I spent the next week sleeping in my parents' bedroom!
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curdle someone's blood

Fig. to frighten or disgust someone severely. The story was scary enough to curdle your blood. The terrible scream was enough to curdle my blood.
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Her lips were heavy with curdled blood. She could barely walk and her face was fat with wounds that suffocated the warm charm of her cheekbones.
They have turned the entire area into filth depot as every nook and corner is seen infested with curdled blood, cattle waste and offal due to illegal slaughtering of cattle.
Even his scientific name, Ursus arctos horribilis, suggests curdled blood.