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bittersweet

solanumdulcamara. Called also woody nightshade.
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By mixing slapstick with some subtle and bitter-sweet observations, director Payne has captured the mood of a generation who are still trying to live the dream while wondering why life hasn't gone their way.
David Zolkwer, head of ceremonies and artistic director, said that it was been an absolutely amazing time but now they had reached the bitter-sweet moment when they brace themselves for the inevitable goodbyes and the farewells.
A bitter-sweet life portrayed sensitively on stage in an autobiographical style, with the songs to add a greater perspective on her life and career.
g It was a bitter-sweet night for Chris Deans who headed the Midlanders in front before being sent off four minutes later following an off the ball clash with Shels' skipper Brian Gannon.
In some ways it is bitter-sweet because we've wanted to get over the finish line for a while and we've just not managed it," he said.
SPIKE Jonze's bitter-sweet tale of a lonely writer falling for his husky-voiced computer system (Scarlett Johansson) mines much the same vein of the unfolding relationship between man and machine in Robot & Frank.
While posting an image of the last scene filmed with his late co-star Paul Walker, Vin Diesel Facebooked a bitter-sweet announcement regarding the 7th edition of the Fast and Furious franchise.
Mixing the thrilling indie-pop of The Housemartins with bitter-sweet classics from The Beautiful South, The Southmartins have carved themselves a special niche in the world of tribute bands.
CHANGES to so-called grandfather rights - exemptions to pesticide use for people above a certain age - are bitter-sweet, says the CLA in the North.
Certainly last week's mention of former City manager Terry Butcher being burgled when he lived in Hunningham, near Rugby, stirred a bitter-sweet memory for Harvey Williams.
As one of many rain-sodden Welsh supporters at Villa Park in 1964, it brought back bitter-sweet memories of the Swans' 2-1 defeat.
It is about reducing a vibrant and highly accomplished culture into one filled with bitter-sweet memories consumed by the national cause of return and justice.