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synonyms for wormwood

  • bad part
  • bitter cup
  • bummer
  • downer
  • downside
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How to use wormwood in a sentence

In a strong man's love for his home and his mate was it rooted, and drew therefrom the wormwood of love thwarted and spurned.
CABIN FEVERB. M. BOWER
The Act of 1903 had the cordial support of a small minority of Nationalists; but to the majority it was gall and wormwood.
IS ULSTER RIGHT?ANONYMOUS
Lopez was going to send food and wine into the house, which would be gall and wormwood to her father.
THE PRIME MINISTERANTHONY TROLLOPE
This last interruption, in which even His mother joined, must have been gall and wormwood to that tender heart.
EXPOSITOR'S BIBLE: THE GOSPEL OF MATTHEWJOHN MONRO GIBSON
Absinth, Absinthe, ab′sinth, n. spirit combined with extract of wormwood.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 1 OF 4: A-D)VARIOUS
When—supposing he ever married, it would be wormwood and gall to see his wife condemned by his friends!
FLAMING JUNEMRS. GEORGE DE HORNE VAIZEY
The cup of gall and wormwood has obviously been lifted to his lips and to the last drop he has been compelled to drink it.
WHEN WINTER COMES TO MAIN STREETGRANT MARTIN OVERTON
Why had she spat out as gall and wormwood the sweet morsel she had rolled under her tongue?
HUBERT'S WIFEMINNIE MARY LEE
It was gall and wormwood to the Canadians to think these guns should be lost, and they were eager to recover them.
THE CHILDRENS' STORY OF THE WAR, VOLUME 4 (OF 10)JAMES EDWARD PARROTT
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO WORMWOOD

  • bad part
  • bitter cup
  • bummer
  • downer
  • downside
  • wormwood
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.