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Bittersweet

Bit´ter`sweet`
a.1.Sweet and then bitter or bitter and then sweet; esp. sweet with a bitter after taste; hence (Fig.), pleasant but painful.
n.1.Anything which is bittersweet.
2.A kind of apple so called.
3.(Bot.) A climbing shrub, with oval coral-red berries (Solanum dulcamara); woody nightshade. The whole plant is poisonous, and has a taste at first sweetish and then bitter. The branches are the officinal dulcamara.
Noun1.Bittersweetbittersweet - poisonous perennial Old World vine having violet flowers and oval coral-red berries; widespread weed in North America
2.bittersweet - twining shrub of North America having three-valved yellow capsules enclosing scarlet seeds
Adj.1.bittersweet - tinged with sadness; "a movie with a bittersweet ending"
2.bittersweet - having a taste that is a mixture of bitterness and sweetness
Synonyms: semisweet
semisweet, tasteful
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