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bite the bullet

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  • verbendure pain bravely
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Synonyms for bite the bullet

verb endure pain bravely
  • be forced
  • bow to fate
  • cross the Rubicon
  • face the music
  • have no choice
  • know no alternative
  • leap into the breach
  • pay the piper
  • seize the opportunity
  • stand up and take it
  • suck it up
  • swallow the pill
  • take it
  • take one's medicine
  • take the rap

More words related to bite the bullet

came to grips with

verb. deal with

come to grips with

verb. deal with

coming to grips with

verb. deal with

cross the Rubicon

verb. take a decisive step

face the music

verb. accept the consequences


verb. endure, tolerate
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