bitter

All Adjective Noun
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  • China claimed that the Indian troops wanted to fight on until the bitter end.
  • He gave her some bitters to take, but she died a few days afterwards. Cited from The Mysteries of All Nations, by James Grant
  • A bitter cavalry action developed in the late afternoon and into the night.
  • Even the bitterest enemy that may fall into our hands is well treated. Cited from With Kitchener in the Soudan, by G. A. Henty
  • Bitterer than any pain has been the thought of leaving you alone in the world. Cited from The Bell in the Fog and Other Stories, by Gertrude Atherton
  • The fighting included bitter hand-to-hand combat with heavy losses on both sides.
  • The fighting included bitter hand-to-hand combat with heavy losses on both sides.
  • This was the bitterest thing I ever heard him say of his former enemy. Cited from The Mirrors of Downing Street, by Harold Begbie
  • If they drove these people back into reserve they became our bitterest enemies. Cited from Native Life in South Africa, by Sol Plaatje
  • Afterwards he always thought of that hour as one of the bitterest of his life. Cited from A Millionaire of Yesterday, E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • Conflict between the two was constant and bitter in the following years.
  • Even in death it is bitterer than death to give him up. Cited from A Terrible Secret, by May Agnes Fleming
  • In any case, economic issues are the chief and bitterest of our time. Cited from The Mind in the Making, by James Harvey Robinson
  • This has led to bitter disputes between the two countries over control of the island.
  • The long partnership between director and studio descended into a bitter court battle.
  • Now for five long years, he has been my bitterest enemy. Cited from The Jolliest School of All, by Angela Brazil
  • It is said of him that none could tell if he were bitterer against others or against himself. Cited from Ulysses, by James Joyce
  • But when he comes out, broken, he faces the bitterest thing in war. Cited from Golden Lads, by Arthur Gleason and Helen Hayes Gleason
  • The sight was one which might have moved his bitterest enemy to tears. Cited from The Story of the Upper Canada Rebellion, Vol. 1, by John Charles Dent
  • I am a stranger; and he who called himself my friend has proved my bitterest enemy! Cited from The Adventures of Hajji Baba of Ispahan, by James Morier
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Meaning of bitter

  • noun English term for a dry sharp-tasting ale with strong flavor of hops (usually on draft)
  • noun The taste experience when quinine or coffee is taken into the mouth
  • verb Make bitter