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bitter cup

noun as in bitter pill


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Example Sentences

I am drinking the bitter cup of expiation; but as I drink it I painfully spell out this sentence: Expiation is not annihilation.

This same bitter cup is filled for your own lips, and you must drink it to the dregs.

They would not suffer her to drink alone of the bitter cup, but resolved to encourage her by sharing it.

It will sweeten every bitter cup of trial and tribulation that we have to encounter here below.

Yet, dying, I agonize to live, and fear to drink the last drop of that bitter cup.

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On this page you'll find 6 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to bitter cup, such as: bad part, bummer, downer, downside, and wormwood.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.