Meaning of 苦涩

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(Trad.: 苦澀)
bitter and astringent; pained; agonized
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Synonym: 甘甜 甜蜜
Example Sentences
The only maths he needs to know is the cost of a pint of bitter.
As I stared into the eyes of my sister, that stranger, the room around me closed in, round and dark and slippery, and the next breath I took was bitter liquid, drawn deep into my lungs.
May you have enough happiness to make you sweet, enough trials to make you strong, enough sorrow to keep you human, enough hope to make you happy and enough money to buy me gifts.
Every life is a genuine recollection of suffering, suffering for others the process is bitter, but to me it is glorious trials and hardships.
But those gritty realities seem to have escaped most of the actors in the drama which is unfolding inside and outside the Greek parliament.