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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of embitter.


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  • How long this state of things is to continue -- how long this temper of murderous treason is to remain, suppressed, indeed, but not dead -- how long it is to exist, scattered and concealed, but alive and rankling in embittered and desperate bosoms, or perhaps fostered and deliberative in the darkness of secret organizations-this is the first and foremost of the

    National Disappointment. A Discourse Occasioned by the Assassination of President Lincoln.

  • They are possibly a trifle embittered, which is an excellent demeanour for mankind in the face of inscrutable heaven.

    The Haunted Bookshop

  • I can attest that curbing your own ambitions to satisfy the embittered is a losing proposition.

    Inside Higher Ed

  • How about the disingenuous attempts to misrepresent my position, like Amy, Jennifer and others, who claimed that I made a reference to a woman as "embittered"?

    Sex and the single Marvel super heroine | Robot 6 @ Comic Book Resources – Covering Comic Book News and Entertainment

  • At the moment, it's like we're all kind of embittered he hid himself so long ago, and annoyed at his unceasing litigation during life.

    A point about Salinger - Colby Cosh -

  • After all, terrorism is typically an organizationally coordinated activity, in which the costs associated with attacks (acquiring materials, building a bomb, arranging transportation, etc.) are often too high for any individual - no matter how "embittered" he might be - to bear.

    Eric Trager: Obama's "Dangerous" Mideast Analysis

  • You've got to admit there's a few 'embittered' males come out the woodwork on the gender wars on the BJ blog recently.

    Happy Valentines Day I Don`t Think

  • He saw to it that he had the last word, writing the entry on Alice Stewart, after her death, in the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, using this venue to say she was "embittered" and that her "reputation as a serious scientist was ... greatly harmed" by her research on the Hanford workers, the studies that won US nuclear workers government compensation for radiation-related cancers.

    'Malignant Maneuvers'

  • During the whole journey neither of them so much as mentioned the name of Madame Odintsov; Bazarov, in particular, hardly opened his mouth, and kept staring sideways at the road with a kind of embittered concentration.

    Fathers and Sons

  • He got kind of embittered because he didn't really get smacked in the face with prejudice until he became 18.

    Mud Soldiers: Life Inside the New American Army


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  • in spanish = con un sabor amargo

    June 8, 2010