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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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THE campaign for the bitterest election in the history of Bihar came to an end on Tuesday with both the NDA and the Grand Alliance leaders claiming outright victory.
It's one thing losing at your bitterest rivals, but to display such a lack of spirit was unforgivable.
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30pm, Sky Sports 1 THE Premier League might have no representatives in the Champions League quarter-finals for the second time in three seasons - but it can at least boast one of European football's bitterest rivalries.
Today I have come from negotiations with negotiators whose countries claim to be against WMDs while they themselves were supporters of such kinds of weapons in 1980s and this is one the bitterest jokes of the world," the Iranian foreign minister said after holding two days of negotiations with the world powers in Vienna.
It may yet lack the intensity of F1's bitterest intra-team battles, such as those between Ayrton Senna and Alain Prost or Nigel Mansell and Nelson Piquet, but the touchpaper has been lit and the fuse is now burning.
Undeniably their battle for supremacy at present lacks the ferocity of F1's bitterest intrateam rivalry between Prost and Ayrton Senna in 1988-89 when the duo raced for McLaren.
For some inexplicable reason, fans appear to save their bitterest scorn for young British midfielders who are struggling for form.
Perhaps the bitterest pill is that swallowed by the residents of Gresham who have had the demolition of their homes hanging over them for the past eight years.
The 5-1 humbling Bruce and his Sunderland side suffered at the hands of their bitterest rivals nearly three years ago had always rankled him - until yesterday.
I think even the bitterest Celtic fan, if they are honest, know they can't do without Rangers in the SPL.
They may be set for punishing bush tucker trials and meagre rations, but by far the bitterest pill for the boys to swallow is the distinct lack of sexy young ladies to cuddle up to around the campfire.
It is the bitterest of ironies that we are seeing an alarming increase in this type of crime because there are more support systems available now to help women break away from abusive relationships.
HOPES of much-needed cash to rebuild Sandwell schools endured the bitterest of blows when Education Secretary Michael Gove initially gave them the green light - but later declared he had made a mistake.
In a briefing, "The Bitterest of Agonies: End enforced disappearances in Pakistan," published on the International Day of the Disappeared, the AI highlighted the plight of hundreds of people who have been arbitrarily detained and held in secret facilities in Pakistan since late 2001, when the country became a key ally in the US-led "war on terror".