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      n  
1    a small spherical or ovoid mass of a medicinal substance, intended to be swallowed whole  
2    the   sometimes cap  
Informal   an oral contraceptive  
3    something unpleasant that must be endured (esp. in the phrase bitter pill to swallow)  
4    Slang   a ball or disc  
5    Slang   an unpleasant or boring person  
      vb  
6    tr   to give pills to  
7    tr   to make pills of  
8    intr   to form into small balls  
9    tr  
Slang   to blackball,   (See also)        pills  
     (C15: from Middle Flemish pille, from Latin pilula a little ball, from pila ball)  
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