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  • n. Plural form of embitterment.

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Examples

  • The Hellenes, holding them in suspicion, marched separately with the guides, and they encamped on each occasion a parasang apart, or rather less; and both parties kept watch upon each other as if they were enemies, which hardly tended to lull suspicion; and sometimes, whilst foraging for wood and grass and so forth on the same ground, blows were exchanged, which occasioned further embitterments.

    Anabasis

  • On the one hand, there may be the elimination of useless embitterments and intensifications which are the price we pay for personalizing objective controversies.

    Conflict and The Web of Group-Affiliations

  • He comes to us a relic of the past -- a past that was full of hardships and glorious efforts in the face of daily disappointments, embitterments and rebuffs.

    Public Speaking

  • One of the happiest events in recent Pan-American diplomacy was the pacific, independent settlement by the Governments of Bolivia and Peru of a boundary difference between them, which for some weeks threatened to cause war and even to entrain embitterments affecting other republics less directly concerned.

    State of the Union Address (1790-2001)

  • He comes to us a relic of the past -- a past that has brought honor to many, wealth to some, and which is dear to all of us who love the completed purpose of their work; a past that was full of hardships and glorious efforts in the face of daily disappointments, embitterments, and rebuffs.

    The Exiles and Other Stories

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