What is another word for bitter?

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Adjective
Having an unpalatable harsh taste, as the peel of an orange
“Gone are the bitter taste and pungent odor of many of the herbs.”
Adjective
Feeling or showing anger, hurt, or resentment because of bad experiences or a sense of unjust treatment
“She is said to be very bitter about the way she was sacked.”
Adjective
Painful or unpleasant to accept or contemplate
“It was a bitter blow, because we're ranked second in Europe and I'm sure we would have done well.”
Adjective
Having a low or subnormal temperature
“Britain was braced for more snow and bitter winds today as the cold weather kept its icy grip on the country.”
Adjective
Expressing or suggesting mourning
“… a bitter cry of grief.”
Adjective
“The 61-year-old farmer committed suicide last September following a bitter five-year legal dispute over his farm.”
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