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Spanish translation of “bitter”

bitter

adjective /ˈbitə/
having a sharp, acid taste like lemons etc, and sometimes unpleasant a bitter orange. full of pain or sorrow She learned from bitter experience He felt bitter disappointment at not being chosen for the team. full of hatred or opposition, hostile The two men were bitter enemies. very cold a bitter wind. bitterness noun bitterly adverb
amargamente
He was bitterly disappointed at not passing the test bitterly cold.
bittergourd noun a long, fleshy, bitter-tasting fruit usually used as a vegetable.
bitumen /ˈbitjumin/ noun a black, sticky substance obtained from petroleum. bituminous /-ˈtjuːmi-/ adjective
bituminoso
(Definition of bitter from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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