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bi ter lee

  • r  with bitterness, in a resentful manner
    she complained bitterly
  • r  indicating something hard to accept
    he was bitterly disappointed
  • r  extremely and sharply
    it was bitterly cold

  • His great novel is a bitterly funny and bitterly unfunny account of lethal disappointment in the Connecticut suburbs in 1955.
  • Packed with red herrings and digressions and leads that lead nowhere, 2666 is a work of anger and anarchy that laughs bitterly at the idea of tidy resolutions.
  • First elected to Congress in 2000 after defeating incumbent Matthew Martinez during a bitterly fought primary campaign.
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  • Tiger Wood in
    I know I have bitterly disappointed all of you,Woods said, speaking in front of his mother, Kultida, PGA Tour commissioner Tim Finchem, friends and selected media inside the TPC Sawgrass, home of the PGA Tour. "I am embarrassed that I have...
  • Bernie Hamilton in Bloomberg
    This announcement is bitterly disappointing,Unite National Officer Bernie Hamilton said by e-mail. "Rolls-Royce must take a measured approach to this temporary downturn in the airline industry. In the past the company has cut too many jobs...
  • Sam Allardyce in ESPN
    Allardyce said: "We feel bitterly disappointed we have not got three points and in many ways that is our fault but it is also the fault of the referee's assistant and it is a hard one to take. We had two goals disallowed for offside but...

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