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synonyms for bitter pill

  • bad part
  • bitter cup
  • bummer
  • downer
  • downside
  • wormwood
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How to use bitter pill in a sentence

As Felipe talked with him, he perceived even more clearly how bitter and unjust his mother had been to Alessandro.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
O death, how bitter is the remembrance of thee to a man that hath peace in his possessions!
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
She suddenly sank back upon the pillow and gave up to bitter anguish, when she recalled what had followed.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
Gordon gave a bitter laugh and went on, with the same strange, serious air of explaining his plan.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
If he had only been himself I should have had nothing more to desire, but he was in one of his bitter, sarcastic moods.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
Sick, trembling, her beautiful face humble and tearful enough now, she bent it on his shoulder in a shower of bitter tears.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
The one over which she had wept such bitter tears in the valley, they had burned the night before they left their Saboba home.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
However that may be, he wrote, and never did letter carry more bitter disappointment to a Christian community.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
And a bitter reflection was it, that reward still came to him—still a fair return for time and strength expended.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
But Aunt Ri did not know what forces of fortitude had been gathering in Ramona's soul during these last bitter years.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
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