Translation: from english

to gild the pill

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  • gild the pill — To make a disagreeable thing seem less so • • • Main Entry: ↑gild …   Useful english dictionary

  • Deception — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Deception >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 deception deception Sgm: N 1 falseness falseness &c. 544 Sgm: N 1 untruth untruth &c. 546 Sgm: N 1 imposition imposition imposture Sgm: N 1 fraud …   English dictionary for students

  • Appanage — An apanage or appanage is the grant of an estate, titles, offices, or other things of value to the younger male children of a sovereign, who under the system of primogeniture would otherwise have no inheritance. The system was widespread in much… …   Wikipedia

  • Motive — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Motive >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 motive motive springs of action wellsprings of action GRP: N 2 Sgm: N 2 reason reason ground call principle Sgm: N 2 by end by end by purpose …   English dictionary for students

  • Pleasurableness — (Roget s Thesaurus) >Capability of giving pleasure PARAG:Pleasurableness >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 pleasurableness pleasurableness pleasantness agreeableness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 pleasure giving pleasure giving jucundity delectability Sgm: N 1… …   English dictionary for students

  • Flattery — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Flattery >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 flattery flattery adulation gloze Sgm: N 1 blandishment blandishment blandiloquence Sgm: N 1 cajolery cajolery Sgm: N 1 fawning fawning wheedling & …   English dictionary for students

  • Pille — Einem eine bittere Pille zu schlucken geben: ihm eine unvermeidliche Unannehmlichkeit bereiten; Eine bittere Pille hinunterschlucken müssen: etwas Unangenehmes über sich ergehen lassen müssen. Diese aus der Medizin stammenden Redensarten sind… …   Das Wörterbuch der Idiome

  • popularize — v 1. simplify, gear down, water down, gild the pill, make palatable, put in plain words or English, Inf. spell out; vulgarize, coarsen, bring down, prostitute. 2. generalize, universalize, broadcast, spread, make available to all, produce in… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • Gilead Sciences — Infobox Company company name = Gilead Sciences company company type = Public nasdaq|GILD foundation = Foster City, California (1987) location = Foster City, California key people = John Martin, President and Chief Executive Officer industry =… …   Wikipedia

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