Definition of Churn up
1. Verb. Cause aversion in; offend the moral sense of. "The performance is likely to churn up Sue"; "The pornographic pictures sickened us"
Generic synonyms: Repel, Repulse
Specialized synonyms: Appal, Appall, Offend, Outrage, Scandalise, Scandalize, Shock
Derivative terms: Disgust, Nausea
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Literary usage of Churn up
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1. The Nursery by Fanny P Seaverns, John L. Shorey (Firm (1874)
"Daisy moved the clapper to the churn up and down, up and down, for a long time, just as she had seen Nancy do the large one at her grandmother's in the ..."
2. The Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science by Iowa Academy of Science (1900)
"churn up til the butter is made, but no longer. The butter will be soft. Take out of churn and put in a suitable dish; let it get cool but not hard. ..."
3. Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy by Royal Irish academy (1883)
"This cutting out is due to the "dancing waves," generated by the meeting of the tidal current and the wind waves, which toss and churn up the sand and other ..."
4. The English Illustrated Magazine (1884)
"... the nearer sloped down gradually, and though it was not apparently very deep, tht-"efforts of the victim to struggle out had done nothing but churn up a ..."
5. Stepping Stones to Literature by Sarah Louise Arnold, Charles Benajah Gilbert (1902)
"Elsie puts. the milk into milk pans. In the morning she finds the milk covered with cream. Elsie puts the cream into her churn. Up and down, up and down, ..."
6. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1887)
"... to churn up the filthy ink of a metropolitan Tartarus, and carry its infernal human cargo into utter outer darkness economically." The British Muffin. ..."