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  Words related to gall

Related / Similar Words: crust, impertinence, impudence, insolence, cheekiness, freshness, bile, resentment, bitterness, rancor, rancour, saddle sore, irk, chafe, fret

 

Definition:
  • the trait of being rude and impertinent; inclined to take liberties;
  • a digestive juice secreted by the liver and stored in the gallbladder; aids in the digestion of fats;
  • a feeling of deep and bitter anger and ill-will;
  • abnormal swelling of plant tissue caused by insects or microorganisms or injury;
  • a skin sore caused by chafing;
  • an open sore on the back of a horse caused by ill-fitting or badly adjusted saddle;
  • irritate or vex; "It galls me that we lost the suit";
  • become or make sore by or as if by rubbing;

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    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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