Antonyms for embitter

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He has had much to embitter him,' he murmured, and straightway fainted again.

What would this be but to embitter his reflections needlessly.

I care not what turn the thing may take; I 'll not embitter my life with this reflection.'

Lorand did not wish to embitter the poor girl by laughing in her face at her simplicity.

And I will embitter thy life, and poison it, first: and then I will take it away.

I embitter your life, and you make—perhaps you cannot make mine happy.

Reflect that you may gladden and beautify your lives, or embitter them, according as you now act.

Its effect was to so embitter Palmer that he set about getting rid of Jake at once.

The outbreak of hostilities often tends to embitter the strife of parties.

It might embitter it all, but it could never prevent him from the outward act.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1600, from em- + bitter. Now rare in its literal sense; figurative meaning first attested 1630s. Related: Embittered.

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