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verb (used with object) Archaic.
Example sentences from the Web for pill
If there were a pill with such poor efficacy, it might be considered malpractice to prescribe it.‘The Biggest Loser’ Could Be TV’s Most Important Show Ever|Daniela Drake|September 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“I could have taken the pill, but I wanted to do the one that women were most afraid of,” she told Cosmo.
A pill that can give women control over their bodies and sexual choice is coming under criticism for encouraging risky behavior.
So far, research shows that none of these fears have been born out with The Pill or with Truvada.
Florida, which began a pill mill crackdown in 2010, saw a 50 percent decrease in overdose deaths from oxycodone in 2012.Painkiller Overdoses Kill More Than One American Every Hour|Abby Haglage|July 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Take three scruples each of mugwort, myrrh, gentian and pill.
But for some reason or other, before he could do anything and speak to anybody, he had to take some sort of pill.Command|William McFee
I cannot possibly resolve with myself to tell him openly he is a thief; but I'll gild the pill for him to swallow.Dryden's Works Vol. 3 (of 18)|John Dryden
He took a small bottle from his desk and tossed a yellow Anti-Alch pill across the desk to me.The Telenizer|Don Thompson
What is the pill which will keep us well, serene, contented?Walden, and On The Duty Of Civil Disobedience|Henry David Thoreau
British Dictionary definitions for pill (1 of 2)
- to form into small balls
- (of a fabric) to form small balls of fibre on its surface through rubbing
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Idioms and Phrases with pill
see bitter pill to swallow; sugar the pill.