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bitter pill

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Synonyms for bitter pill

  • bad part
  • bitter cup
  • bummer
  • downer
  • downside
  • wormwood
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It was the bitter pill which the Deemster's doings made them swallow.

But "making the best of it" is indeed a bitter pill, for she is not his style of woman.

I have swallowed the bitter pill and now I am gasping for breath.

It was a bitter pill to have to go down and consult with Canker, but he did not know what else to do.

It was difficult to swallow this bitter pill which Providence had administered.

A good story is like a bitter pill with the sugar coating inside of it.

This has been a bitter pill, but I am glad to say that they have accepted it bravely.

And I must try and swallow that bitter pill of the post-obit.

Yes, there's no denying, the Svidrigalovs are a bitter pill!

It was a bitter pill to swallow, with the time of the regatta so close at hand.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR BITTER PILL

disappointment

nounsaddening situation; letdown

frustration

noundisappointment, thwarting
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