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Definition 1: (nautical) the inboard end of a line or cable especially the end that is wound around a bitt - [noun denoting artifact]

(bitter end is a kind of ...) either extremity of something that has length

"the end of the pier" "she knotted the end of the thread" "they rode to the end of the line" "the terminals of the anterior arches of the fornix"

(... is part of bitter end) something (as a cord or rope) that is long and thin and flexible

"a washing line"

(bitter end belongs to category ...) the work of a sailor

Definition 2: the final extremity (however unpleasant it may be) - [noun denoting state]

Samples where bitter end or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he was determined to fight to the bitter end

(bitter end is a kind of ...) an extreme condition or state (especially of adversity or disease)

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