from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Bitterness.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun rare Bitterness.
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Solomon’s mind was again busy with the problem; and on his uncle urging him to make himself agreeable, and to speak in simpler language, as nothing was so hateful to women as a bookworm, he replied — “I never intend to marry, sir; and I should be glad if this declaration would satisfy you, because I wish to avoid ambages; not that I am deterred by fear of matrimonial amaritude.”