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Synonyms for bitter

Synonyms for bitter

having a noticeably sharp pungent taste or smell

causing sharp, often prolonged discomfort

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English term for a dry sharp-tasting ale with strong flavor of hops (usually on draft)

the taste experience when quinine or coffee is taken into the mouth

the property of having a harsh unpleasant taste

make bitter

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marked by strong resentment or cynicism

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very difficult to accept or bear

expressive of severe grief or regret

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proceeding from or exhibiting great hostility or animosity

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causing a sharp and acrid taste experience

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causing a sharply painful or stinging sensation

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extremely and sharply

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Ye shall not see my strikers; ye shall hear them and guess; By night, before the moon-rise, I will send for my cess, And the wolf shall he your herdsman By a landmark removed, For the Karela, the bitter Karela, Shall seed where ye loved!
I will reap your fields before you at the hands of a host; Ye shall glean behind my reapers, for the bread that is lost, And the deer shall be your oxen By a headland untilled, For the Karela, the bitter Karela, Shall leaf where ye build!
The bitter winter was coming, and they had to save money to get more clothing and bedding; but it would not matter in the least how much they saved, they could not get anything to keep them warm.
But it was not likely that he had reference to the kind of anguish that comes with destitution, that is so endlessly bitter and cruel, and yet so sordid and petty, so ugly, so humiliating--unredeemed by the slightest touch of dignity or even of pathos.
Four or five miles to the eastward lay the lake, and over this the bitter winds came raging.
One bitter morning in February the little boy who worked at the lard machine with Stanislovas came about an hour late, and screaming with pain.
According to a spokesman of agriculture extension department, the growers should cultivate approved varieties of bitter gourd for good yield.
pdf) Scientist found that people who prefer bitter food like dark chocolate and arugula and drink black coffee and gin are not only linked to psychopathic behavior but also to sadism, Machiavellianism and narcissism.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Most people probably think that we perceive the five basic tastes -- sweet, sour, salty, bitter and umami (savory)--with our tongue, which then sends signals to our brain 'telling' us what we've tasted.
As the name suggests, at least one of your ingredients should have a bitter (or astringent) flavor.
Penguins can't taste bitter, sweet or the savory taste known as umami, researchers report in the Feb.
Born: May 25, 1979 Frimley, Surrey Clubs: Newcastle Falcons 1997-2009; Toulon 2009-2014 Internationals: England 1998-2011; British & Irish Lions 2001 & 2005 HONOURS Newcastle Falcons: 1997-98 Premiership Champion 1998 Tetley's Bitter Cup Finalist 2001 Tetley's Bitter Cup Winner (below) 2005 Tetley's Bitter Cup 2005 Tetley's Bitter Cup Winner England: 2000 Six Nations Champion 2001 Six Nations Champion 2003 Six Nations Grand Slam 2003 IRB Rugby World Cup Winner (below) 2007 IRB Rugby World Cup 2007 IRB Rugby World Cup Finalist 2011 Six Nations Champion RC TOULON: 2009-10 Top 14 Semi-Final 2010 Amlin Challenge Finalist 2011-12 Top 14 Finalist 2012 Amlin Challenge Finalist 2012-13 Top 14 Finalist 2013Heineken Cup Winner 2013-14 Top 14 Champion 2014 Heineken Cup Winner (below)
Well, it does look nice and many say the juice of the orange and the bitter oils from the skin do add to the drink.
Avi Bitter first made his name in Israel as a singer in the Turkish stylea heavy, melodramatic, and emotional subgenre of Mizrahi music that is also known as "depression music," light-years away from the modern pop- and dance-oriented side of the genre.