bittersweet

[ adjective bit-er-sweet, bit-er-sweet; noun bit-er-sweet ]SEE DEFINITION OF bittersweet
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It pleased him in a bittersweet way to see that she shared his unhappiness.

Then there is bittersweet, another wild vine that we gather in the fall.

Then there are the orange berries of bittersweet and the red ones of holly.

Other finches like bittersweet, sorrel, and amaranth, all of which we are glad to have them eat.

Whenever Verlaine speaks of his childhood, there is a gleam like a bittersweet smile.

These are the memories that are bittersweet beyond the compass of halting words.

There was no penance, how bittersweet soever, could make him a little worthy of her.

Around the case he planted wild clematis, bittersweet, and wild-grapevines, and trained them over it until it was almost covered.

The sketch on this page is from a spray of bittersweet before the leaves have dropped.

Wheel-shaped or rotate and five-parted corolla of Bittersweet, Solanum Dulcamara.

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