Thesaurus / embitter

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To enforce obedience, the most harsh and unjust means were employed, which could not but embitter the people.
It must be admitted that his respectable Eminence the Cardinal had enough to provoke and embitter him with his relatives.
These things alone would have had a tendency to embitter his heart and to make him rail at the so-called justice of the land.
THE DAY OF JUDGMENTJOSEPH HOCKING
I may add that no nation can afford to embitter its own writers against itself by producing in their minds a sense of injustice.
Domestic afflictions combined with numerous and painful infirmities to embitter his old age.
It will embitter and degrade our politics, and dislocate our Parliamentary institutions.
What if the fool spoke truth, and Emma should turn from him in his defeat, and embitter his humiliation by fresh reproaches?
THE SIEGE OF NORWICH CASTLEMATILDA MARIA BLAKE
This had the effect to embitter the feelings of the ruling spirits of the company, and caused them to change their policy.
But, Roswell, we will not embitter the moment of separation by talking more on this subject, now.
THE SEA LIONSJAMES FENIMORE COOPER
This had not been true, but it had served to embitter Teddy Mooney.
THE LANDLEAGUERSANTHONY TROLLOPE

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