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adverb as in hard

adverb as in scathingly

adverb as in sourly


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Example Sentences

Then put a simple salad of bitter greens on the side, to cut through the richness of the rest of the meal, and you’re done.

Let the drink infuse over the heat for 10 to 15 minutes, then add the brandy and bitters.

Something bitter and strong can do wonders before a heavy dinner.

How the simple art of cutting fruit can be an act of loveBut sweet, sometimes bitter, sometimes sour oranges can add so much to a cooked dish.

The bitter debates in Maryland a few years ago over allowing gambling now seem quaint.

There are a few good ones, Antoine says, but he complained bitterly of a lack of responsiveness.

The one and indivisible capital of Israel has not been this bitterly divided since 1967.

ISIS and al Qaeda bitterly split earlier this year, and have since attacked one another on occasions.

A bitterly partisan public discourse also developed in 18th-century England.

Officials are bitterly divided over two diametrically opposed strategies.

And for fear of being ill spoken of weep bitterly for a day, and then comfort thyself in thy sadness.

He failed to see that this man had suffered bitterly through his evil machinations.

Ten or twelve added years had slipped by, and it did not seem human that she should continue to feel bitterly toward me.

We did not talk much about the past at dinner, except—ah me, how bitterly we regretted our 10 per cent.

Punch went out and wept bitterly with Judy, into whose fair head he had driven some ideas of the meaning of separation.

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On this page you'll find 46 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to bitterly, such as: fiercely, furiously, heatedly, hotly, indignantly, and madly.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.