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bitter

Brit beer with a high hop content, with a slightly bitter taste
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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.
it was a bitter thought that he should leave no loving memory behind him.
The banquet was served up in primitive style: skins of various kinds, nicely dressed for the occasion, were spread upon the ground; upon these were heaped up abundance of venison, elk meat, and mountain mutton, with various bitter roots which the Indians use as condiments.
In the gates of these your councils my people shall sing, In the doors of these your garners the Bat-folk shall cling; And the snake shall be your watchman, By a hearthstone unswept; For the Karela, the bitter Karela, Shall fruit where ye slept!
Surely it is not to Lady Susan's credit that he should be so bitter against her daughter; his idea of her must be drawn from the mother's description.
Children sweeten labors; but they make misfortunes more bitter.
He watched jealously Rose's companionship with others; and though he knew it was unreasonable could not help sometimes saying bitter things to him.
But as he read it, a death- like pallor stole over his face, and an expression of deep-seated wrath, illumined by the many-colored fire which gleamed so brightly, soaringly around the scene, produced a terrible spectacle, which every one would have shuddered at, could they only have read into his heart, now torn by the most stormy and most bitter passions.
Anne read hers that bitter night, as she kept her agonized vigil through the hours of storm and darkness.
She turned away, and looked out of the window with a bitter smile.
A Man had lost his way in a wood one bitter winter's night.
These are bitter words, sir knight," said Prince Edward, with an angry frown.