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  Definition of gall
  1. the trait of being rude and impertinent; inclined to take liberties
  2. a digestive juice secreted by the liver and stored in the gallbladder; aids in the digestion of fats
  3. a feeling of deep and bitter anger and ill-will
  4. abnormal swelling of plant tissue caused by insects or microorganisms or injury
  5. a skin sore caused by chafing
  6. an open sore on the back of a horse caused by ill-fitting or badly adjusted saddle
  7. irritate or vex; "It galls me that we lost the suit"
  8. become or make sore by or as if by rubbing
Similar Words: crust, impertinence, impudence, insolence, cheekiness, freshness, bile, resentment, bitterness, rancor, rancour, saddle sore, irk, chafe, fret

 

Hyponyms: chutzpa, chutzpah, hutzpah, heartburning, sulkiness, huffishness, grudge, score, grievance, envy, enviousness, the green-eyed monster, oak apple, saddle sore

 

Derivational Morphology: irk, resent, chafe, fret, resentment, bitterness, rancor, rancour, worn spot, saddle sore

 

Anagrams: gala, alga, agal

 

 
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