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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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make (one's) blood curdle

To affect in someone an intense feeling of fright, horror, or revulsion. The sight of my brother's murderer in court absolutely made my blood curdle. When we were camping last weekend, we heard a scream in the night that made our blood curdle.
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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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make your blood curdle

fill you with horror.
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Considering the delicate nature of custards, stopping the cooking process as quickly as possible to prevent any possibility of curdling is desirable.
Sugar raises the temperature that the custard has to reach to thicken; some Latin desserts contain so much sugar you can almost boil the mixture without curdling it.
Taylor, now a BBC pundit, said: "I hope the win eases things a little bit because we won't do anybody any good with all this blood curdling that has been going on.
Finish off with orange and lime segments and cherries to give that blood curdling look.
Basically journalists with little or no emotional intelligence ask daft questions that are certain to see soccer bosses fly off the handle with the blood still curdling after a tough 90 minutes in the dug-out.
In October 2002, he was involved in a blood- curdling car wreck in Los Angeles that shattered his face and nearly killed him - but also spurred him toward a crucial breakthrough.
Beat in the eggs, one at a time, beating the mixture well between each one and adding a tablespoon of the flour with the last egg to prevent the mixture curdling.
IT TAKES a lot to get this jaded critic's blood curdling.