Sentence Examples


  • Many circumstances concurred to embitter the latter years of his life.
  • The brutal treatment he had experienced in boyhood under the orders of Adil Shah, and the opprobrious name of eunuch with which be was taunted by his enemies, no doubt contributed to embitter his nature.
  • Domestic afflictions combined with numerous and painful infirmities to embitter his old age.
  • The state suffered severely during the War of Independence, the numbers and influence of the Loyalists serving to embitter the conflict.
  • But the inevitable opposition of the nobility to this policy was not mitigated by the fact that it was carried out by a churchman; the result was to embitter the antagonism of the secular party to the church and to concentrate it upon Wolsey's head.