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  • n  the state of being embittered
    the embitterment that resulted from the loss of his job never left him

  • The International Criminal Tribunal, for its part, further stoked Serbs' sense of embitterment by issuing a steady stream of indictments against government officials.
  • When an old friend pressed him to enliven the bare walls of his rooms with at least one painting, Gulbenkian replied in a rare moment of embitterment, "Do you honestly suppose .
  • And his embitterment against his party for his ignominious defeat in the 2004 presidential primaries probably made him more willing to court that displeasure.

  • Jan Slota in Budapest Times
    I would like to express the SNS's embitterment over the way in which they intervene in sovereign Slovakia's internal affairs,Slota said.
  • Robin Morgan in Manila Bulletin
    It was a source of embitterment to her and outrage to me,said Robin Morgan, a writer, feminist activist and close friend.
  • Howard Bloom in The Barrie Examiner
    You start with bitter herbs, which are greens dipped in salt water, to symbolize embitterment of the Jewish slaves,Bloom said. "Second, there's the matzo, which is unleavened bread. It's the bread of affliction, and it's used in meals for...

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