bitter


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Synonyms for bitter

Synonyms for bitter

having a noticeably sharp pungent taste or smell

causing sharp, often prolonged discomfort

Synonyms for bitter

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

References in classic literature ?
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!
"I want the sugar first, then I'll drink the bitter water."
And this poem shows us that Skelton was not always bitter and biting.
it was a bitter thought that he should leave no loving memory behind him.
That he gave that bitter cry, And the wild regrets, and the bloody sweats,
And so fell George's last hope;--nothing before him but a life of toil and drudgery, rendered more bitter by every little smarting vexation and indignity which tyrannical ingenuity could devise.
A Man had lost his way in a wood one bitter winter's night.
It was a bitter and cruel experience, and it plunged them into an agony of despair.
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.
But, toward the end of his career, he became a bitter old man who wanted revenge against Trump.
The side effects of amygdalin in the bitter apricot extract can restrain the growth of bitter apricot extract in the global bitter apricot extract market.