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BITTER





Definition:

  1. [adverb] extremely and sharply; "it was bitterly cold"; "bitter cold"
    Synonyms: piercingly, ly, bitingly

  2. [noun] English term for a dry sharp-tasting ale with strong flavor of hops (usually on draft)

  3. [noun] the taste experience when quinine or coffee is taken into the mouth
    Synonyms: ness

  4. [noun] the property of having a harsh unpleasant taste
    Synonyms: ness

  5. [verb] make bitter

  6. [adjective] marked by strong resentment or cynicism; "an acrimonious dispute"; "bitter about the divorce"
    Synonyms: acrimonious

  7. [adjective] very difficult to accept or bear; "the bitter truth"; "a bitter sorrow"

  8. [adjective] harsh or corrosive in tone; "an acerbic tone piercing otherwise flowery prose"; "a barrage of acid comments"; "her acrid remarks make her many enemies"; "bitter words"; "blistering criticism"; "caustic jokes about political assassination, talk-show hosts and medical ethics"; "a sulfurous denunciation"
    Synonyms: acerb, acerbic, acid, acrid, blistering, caustic, sulfurous, sulphurous, venomous, virulent, vitriolic

  9. [adjective] one of the four basic taste sensations; sharp and disagreeable; like the taste of quinine

  10. [adjective] expressive of severe grief or regret; "shed bitter tears"

  11. [adjective] proceeding from or exhibiting great hostility or animosity; "a bitter struggle"; "bitter enemies"

  12. [adjective] causing a sharply painful or stinging sensation; used especially of cold; "bitter cold"; "a biting wind"
    Synonyms: biting

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