Examples from the Web for wormwood
Strong fennel and wormwood hit the back of my tongue along with a dryness from the barrel and hints of citrus from the chamomile.
But voters are more likely to go for Gabriel Ebert, who plays Mr. Wormwood in Matilda the Musical with bitter fun.
Like, Mrs. Wormwood very much wants to be the center of attention.‘Matilda’ Star Mara Wilson Reviews ‘Matilda the Musical’|Ramin Setoodeh|April 16, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The star called "Wormwood and gall" is fallen into the fountains and rivers, and hath made them bitter.Letters of Samuel Rutherford|Samuel Rutherford
Its naturally rich fields were grown up to scrub pines, mugworts and wormwood.Three Years in the Sixth Corps|George T. Stevens
It had been gall and wormwood for him when Fred had made the touchdown.The Rushton Boys at Rally Hall|Spencer Davenport
He had to live on her money, which galled him, and to be assisted by the Dean's money, which was wormwood to him.Is He Popenjoy?|Anthony Trollope
It must not be inferred that Harrison was embittered by the wormwood of failure.The Law of Hemlock Mountain|Hugh Lundsford