bitter defeat

bitter defeat
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  • bit|ter — bit|ter1 «BIHT uhr», adjective, adverb, noun, verb. –adj. 1. having a sharp, harsh, unpleasant taste: »Brussels sprouts are often bitter. SYNONYM(S): acrid. 2. Figurative. causing pain or grief; hard to admit or bear: »a bitter defeat. Failure is …   Useful english dictionary

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