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verb (used with object)
  1. embitter.
Related formsim·bit·ter·er, nounim·bit·ter·ment, noun
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Examples from the Web for imbitter

Historical Examples

  • What would this be but to imbitter his reflections needlessly.

    Harper's New Monthly Magazine, Volume 1, No. 2, July, 1850.


  • No feeling of remorse stole over her to imbitter the sweets of her triumphant thoughts.

    Daisy Brooks</p>

    Laura Jean Libbey

  • And thus many are found who are silly enough to imbitter their own lives and the lives of others by such foolish superstitions.

    The Spirit Land</p>

    Samuel B. (Samuel Bulfinch) Emmons

  • He made the best of things, overlooking the petty matters which some persons allow to wear and imbitter their dispositions.

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