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bitter adj.

1 angry/unhappy

VERBS be, feel, seem | become, grow, turn He had grown bitter as the years passed. Loving relationships can turn bitter. | remain | leave sb, make sb The divorce had left her bitter.

ADV. extremely, very | quite, rather, slightly

PREP. about She still seems quite bitter about it. | towards I felt very bitter towards them.

2 very cold

VERBS be | become, turn The weather turned bitter. | remain

ADV. extremely, really, very | quite, rather

3 having a sharp taste

VERBS be, taste The drink tasted bitter.

ADV. extremely, very | rather, slightly, somewhat