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Synonyms for pill

tablet

a bitter pill (to swallow)

Synonyms for pill

an unpleasant, tiresome person

Synonyms for pill

something that resembles a tablet of medicine in shape or size

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a unpleasant or tiresome person

something unpleasant or offensive that must be tolerated or endured

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Believe me, it's been a bitter pill to swallow, and it's not just for me but for our entire franchise, said Uytengsu as he accepted the Executive of the Year award on Saturday night during the Philippine Sportswriters Association Awards at One Esplanade.
It's a bitter pill to swallow, especially as you know the quality of the batsmen.
But despite the lure of a first major Championship individual medal in Osaka, the in-form Coventry Godiva admitted missing out on the 200m was still a bitter pill to swallow.
But I also suspect that the price of inhabiting the twisted straitjacket that the screenwriter has designed for Judi Dench is going to make even that pursuit a bitter pill to swallow.
Harkness said: 'Leaving Coventry was a bitter pill to swallow but I think that my overall game has improved since I have been here at Walsall.
For millions of people who have come to rely on the popular drugs, the news is a bitter pill to swallow.
And if it ever does, that will be a bitter pill to swallow, regardless of its colour.
Laura (10 Stupid Things Couples Do to Mess Up Their Relationships) have the bedside manner of a drill sergeant and their prescription for success is, a bitter pill to swallow indeed.
Within moments of curtain-up on Arthur, Part II, there were chilling scenes of child slaughter and a rape--all historically accurate, but a bitter pill to swallow all the same.
For some business owners, paying taxes can be a bitter pill to swallow.
Midfielder Dave Savage, who scored the opening goal for the Cobblers, said: "Relegation is a bitter pill to swallow but if we keep this side together we can be confident of promotion next season.
Although we were able to greatly minimize the negative consequences for our members there, the closure is still a bitter pill to swallow.
They played some fantastic football, and losing a play-off final at Wembley is always a bitter pill to swallow.