sugar/sweeten the pill

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Definition of sugar/sweeten the pill

: to make an unpleasant thing less difficult to accept or deal with Faster service may sugar the pill of higher fees.

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“Sugar/sweeten the pill.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sugar%2Fsweeten%20the%20pill. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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