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1. pill

noun. ['ˈpɪl'] something that resembles a tablet of medicine in shape or size.

Synonyms

  • thing

Antonyms

  • empty
  • inessential

Etymology

  • pilo (Latin)
  • pilus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Pill Bug

  • antidrug
  • unplug
  • debug
  • snug
  • smug
  • slug
  • shrug
  • plug
  • krug
  • klug
  • drug
  • zug
  • tug
  • thug
  • sugg
  • schug
  • rugg
  • rug
  • pug
  • mug
  • lug
  • jug
  • hugg
  • hug
  • dug
  • doug
  • chug
  • bugge
  • bugg
  • ugh

Example sentences of the word pill-bug


1. Noun Phrase
Scoop off the top layer of soil where many bugs, such as pill bugs, like to hide.

2. Noun Phrase
A few types of insects like to munch on marigolds, including the pill bug.

3. Noun Phrase
One of the more creepy looking New Mexico spider species is the pill bug spider, or Dysdera crocota.

4. Noun Phrase
Sow bugs are often mistaken for pill bugs which they closely resemble.

2. pill

noun. ['ˈpɪl'] a dose of medicine in the form of a small pellet.

Synonyms

  • capsule
  • bolus
  • sleeping pill
  • lozenge
  • tab
  • dosage
  • dragee
  • sleeping capsule
  • sleeping tablet
  • sleeping draught
  • dose

Antonyms

  • permissive
  • unhealthful
  • bring to
  • discharge

Etymology

  • pilo (Latin)
  • pilus (Latin)

3. pill

noun. ['ˈpɪl'] something unpleasant or offensive that must be tolerated or endured.

Synonyms

  • load
  • onus
  • incumbrance
  • encumbrance

Etymology

  • pilo (Latin)
  • pilus (Latin)

4. pill

noun. ['ˈpɪl'] a contraceptive in the form of a pill containing estrogen and progestin to inhibit ovulation and so prevent conception.

Synonyms

  • contraceptive
  • Enovid
  • birth control device
  • preventative
  • contraceptive pill
  • Lo/Ovral
  • oral contraceptive pill
  • Lipo-Lutin
  • Demulen
  • anovulatory drug
  • Loestrin
  • oral contraceptive
  • contraceptive device
  • Ovrette
  • Norinyl
  • preventive
  • Modicon
  • progesterone
  • Micronor
  • Ovulen
  • anovulant
  • Nor-Q-D
  • Ovral
  • Ovocon
  • Norlestrin
  • prophylactic device

Antonyms

  • natural object

Etymology

  • pilo (Latin)
  • pilus (Latin)

5. bug

noun. ['ˈbʌg'] general term for any insect or similar creeping or crawling invertebrate.

Antonyms

  • orient

6. bug

verb. ['ˈbʌg'] annoy persistently.

Synonyms

  • torment
  • rag
  • pester
  • beleaguer
  • bedevil
  • frustrate
  • crucify
  • dun
  • badger

7. bug

noun. ['ˈbʌg'] a minute life form (especially a disease-causing bacterium); the term is not in technical use.

Synonyms

  • germ
  • micro-organism
  • microbe

Antonyms

  • snarl
  • entangle
  • please
  • praise

8. bug

noun. ['ˈbʌg'] a small hidden microphone; for listening secretly.

Synonyms

  • microphone

Antonyms

  • perfection
  • absolve

9. bug

noun. ['ˈbʌg'] a fault or defect in a computer program, system, or machine.

Synonyms

  • fault
  • defect
  • glitch

Antonyms

  • worthlessness
  • irresponsibility
  • irresponsibleness
  • advantage

10. bug

verb. ['ˈbʌg'] tap a telephone or telegraph wire to get information.

Synonyms

  • intercept
  • wiretap
  • listen in
  • eavesdrop
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