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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbitterlybit‧ter‧ly /ˈbɪtəli $ -ər-/ ●●○ adverb  1 SAD/UNHAPPYin a way that produces or shows feelings of great sadness or anger He complained bitterly about his exam grades. I was bitterly disappointed. The march was bitterly opposed by local residents.2 bitterly cold
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bitterlyEven if he cared, he probably wouldn't believe her anyway, she thought bitterly.He ignored me, jerked up and down and wailed bitterly as he clung to her.It was bitterly cold inside the aluminium hemisphere.We all know how bitterly cold it is now outside; it is not very cold here, of course.How bitterly I thought that night of the happiness I had left that morning!The law was bitterly opposed by environmentalists.When we put this strategy into place. it was bitterly opposed by many people.It was a decision that she bitterly regretted later in her life.Ross complained bitterly that the state didn't care about the homeless.Republicans reacted bitterly to arrogance, real or imagined, by Democrats and their environmentalists.complained bitterlyThe boys gasped, wheezed and giggled; the plumper ones complained bitterly.The social worker complained bitterly about the fact that Mrs X had left the home, and told her off.Some employees have complained bitterly about the layoffs.He complained bitterly after being surprised by Pat Buchanan in an early primary about a pollster whose predictions had been too optimistic.Denise complained bitterly after he died.Once at her new work place she complained bitterly of how her style had been cramped.He complained bitterly of the small attention that was paid to his ideas in his own country.Norah complained bitterly that her style had brought the company free publicity worth far more than it cost.We all complained bitterly when it looked as though Adobe was restricting the development of PostScript and keeping the market to itself.
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