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An example use of bitter in a speech by a native speaker of british english:
“… and then take the bitter end …”
Bitter means having a strong, unpleasant taste or smell.
the word bitter occurs in english on average 25.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.
it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that bitter can be often used in the following areas:
1) food and health;