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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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The last two games we have lost by two points and one point, and it is a bitter pill to swallow, '' said Bath centre Barkley.
The play-off defeat to Wolves was a bitter pill to swallow, but I'm sure they will go up automatically this season.
To lose the goal late on was a bitter pill to swallow but we've got to try to be positive - there wasn't much I could do about it," he said.
Daylami's Arc defeat was a bitter pill to swallow, but Lend A Hand steps up his bid for the Breeder's Cup Mile on the Newmarket gallops this morning - ready to fight his corner in one of the toughest arenaS in the world
Bohinen, who has struggled to hold down a first team place, said: "The result was a bitter pill to swallow.
Freedom for killers is a bitter pill to swallow for any of the families whose lives were wrecked by an act of cowardice.
Many drivers would have found that a bitter pill to swallow, yet no sooner had the race ended than Rosberg was sportingly congratulating Hamilton.
gp y ive to their s - and that a bitter pill to But taking points off City would hand the title initiative to their hated rivals - and that would be a bitter pill to swallow.
It was a bitter pill to swallow for the stars as they were defeated by a buzzer beater with Nottingham claiming only their second win of the season at Fernhill.
Gh Juve, will have to settle for Europa League football in the new year, a bitter pill to swallow for the Italian champions.
99 price tag, is a bit of a bitter pill to swallow.
WIGAN 2 S'HAMPTON 2 SOUTHAMPTON striker Rickie Lambert described Shaun Maloney's late equaliser as a bitter pill to swallow after the Saints had to settle for a point against Wigan.
Sydney, Nov 20( ANI ): South Africa fast bowler Morne Morkel has said claiming the wickets of Australian batsmen Ed Cowan and Michael Clarke on no ball deliveries in the drawn Gabba Test was a bitter pill to swallow.
It was a bitter pill to swallow being banned for eight weeks, which is basically the whole Six Nations, but I had to accept that I'd slipped up.
After all the uproar over MPs' expenses, it makes even more of a bitter pill to swallow.