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One entry found for bitter.
Main Entry: bitĚter
Pronunciation: primarystressbit-schwar
Function: adjective
1 : having or being a disagreeable sharp taste that is one of the four basic taste sensations <bitter coffee> -- compare 3SALT 1b, 1sour 1, 1sweet 1b
2 : hard to accept or bear : PAINFUL <bitter disappointment>
3 : sharp and resentful <a bitter reply>
4 : unpleasantly cold <a bitter wind>
- bitĚterĚly adverb
- bitĚterĚness noun

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