embitter

Part of speech: verb

To render bitter, unhappy, or resentful. imbitter.

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Usage examples "embitter":

  1. Meanwhile she sometimes said to herself that she was the worst of all sinners because she had cursed the dead girl and called down death and destruction upon her head, sometimes she listened to the voice within, which told her that she had no reason to grieve over Juliane's death, and completely embitter her already wretched life by remorse and self- accusations; the dead girl was the sole cause of her terrible fall. - "In The Blue Pike, Volume 2.", Georg Ebers.
  2. And now his son's obstinacy must embitter every day of his old age." - "The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers", Georg Ebers.
  3. It could only embitter his last few hours; and, besides, we had six months to think of it. - "Charles O'Malley, The Irish Dragoon, Volume 2 (of 2)", Charles Lever.