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embitter

[em-bit-er]
verb (used with object)
1.
to make bitter; cause to feel bitterness: Failure has embittered him.
2.
to make bitter or more bitter in taste.
Also, imbitter.


Origin:
1595–1605; em-1 + bitter

embitterer, noun
embitterment, noun
unembittered, adjective


1. sour, rankle, envenom.
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embitter (ɪmˈbɪtə)
 
vb
1.  to make (a person) resentful or bitter
2.  to aggravate (an already hostile feeling, difficult situation, etc)
 
em'bittered
 
adj
 
em'bitterer
 
n
 
em'bitterment
 
n

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embitter
c.1600, from en- + bitter (q.v.). Now rare in its literal sense; figurative meaning first attested 1630s.
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