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pill

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1 a small mass containing medicine to be taken orally
  • you'll have to take one of these pills every six hours for your flu

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2 a person whose behavior is offensive to others
  • she can be such a pill when things don't go her way

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The first known use of pill was in the 12th century

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“Pill.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/pill. Accessed 15 Jan. 2021.

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