bitter pill

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NounEdit

bitter pill ‎(plural bitter pills)

  1. Alternative form of bitter pill to swallow
    • 2004 Nov. 7, Simon Turnbull, "Young Scots give Williams a silver lining," The Independent (UK):
      By the final whistle at Murrayfield last night, the Australians were choking back the bitter pill of disappointment and defeat.