The taste experience when quinine or coffee is taken into the mouth.
How bitter the taste is.
I have a bitter taste in my mouth.
The property of having a harsh unpleasant taste.
Harsh or corrosive in tone.
An acerbic tone piercing otherwise flowery prose.
A barrage of acid comments.+ More
Dash, Daunt, Frighten Away, Frighten Off, Pall, Scare, Scare Away, Scare Off - cause to lose courage; "Dashed by the unemployment".
Gaze, Stare - Fixed eyes look at someone or something; "What are you staring at ?".
Offended, Pained - hurt or upset; "Are you offended ?".
Harm, Hurt, Injury, Trauma - any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.; "Got hurt ?".
Cry, Weep - shed tears out of emotional responses, such as sadness or pain; "What`s there to cry about ?".
Life, Living - the experience of being alive; the course of human events and activities; "Life is the name of pain and pleasure".
Bone, Bone Up, Cram, Drum, Get Up, Grind Away, Mug Up, Swot, Swot Up - study intensively, as before an exam; "Cramming is useful in emergencies but it is not good for long term learning".