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Word: embitter

Definition: make bitter; fill with painful or bitter feelings; make sad and angry; Ex. He was embittered by many disappointments.


Sentences Containing 'embitter'

``Alas,''said Monte Cristo,``your words sear and embitter my heart, the more so as you have every reason to hate me.

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