verb (used with object)
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To enforce obedience, the most harsh and unjust means were employed, which could not but embitter the people.Frederic Chopin, v. 1 (of 2)|Moritz Karasowski
It must be admitted that his respectable Eminence the Cardinal had enough to provoke and embitter him with his relatives.A Decade of Italian Women, v. II (of 2)|T. Adolphus Trollope
These things alone would have had a tendency to embitter his heart and to make him rail at the so-called justice of the land.The Day of Judgment|Joseph Hocking
I may add that no nation can afford to embitter its own writers against itself by producing in their minds a sense of injustice.
Domestic afflictions combined with numerous and painful infirmities to embitter his old age.