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  • as intake it
  • as inface the music

synonyms for take one's lumps

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How to use take one's lumps in a sentence

I take the Extream Bells, and set down the six Changes on them thus.
TINTINNALOGIA, OR, THE ART OF RINGINGRICHARD DUCKWORTH AND FABIAN STEDMAN
Wycliffe translates the Vulgate: “And it as a modir onourid schal meete hym, and as a womman fro virgynyte schal take him.”
SOLOMON AND SOLOMONIC LITERATUREMONCURE DANIEL CONWAY
But it was necessary to take Silan, which the rebels hastened to strengthen, closely followed up by the Spaniards.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
And this summer it seemed to her that she never would be able to take proper care of her nestful of children.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
Where the dampness is excessive the fronds take on an unhealthy appearance, and mould may appear.
HOW TO KNOW THE FERNSS. LEONARD BASTIN
Tell Lady Maude the candid truth, and take shame and blame to yourself, as you deserve.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
He was positive he had seen some one enter the room, go to the chair, and take the money from his pockets.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
Madame Ratignolle, when they had regained her cottage, went in to take the hour's rest which she considered helpful.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
Take care of a good name: for this shall continue with thee, more than a thousand treasures precious and great.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
It was only the engine drawing the train of cars up to the station to take the passengers away.
SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
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WORDS RELATED TO TAKE ONE'S LUMPS

  • be punished
  • bite the bullet
  • come to grips with
  • face the facts
  • face up to
  • face up to it
  • grin and bear it
  • look square in the eye
  • make one's bed and lie on it
  • pay the piper
  • swallow the pill
  • take one's lumps
  • take one's medicine
  • take the consequences
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