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gall

noun

1 gall

An open sore on the back of a horse caused by ill-fitting or badly adjusted saddle.

synonym: saddle sore.

Dutch: schaafwonde



2 gall

A skin sore caused by chafing.

3 gall

Abnormal swelling of plant tissue caused by insects or microorganisms or injury.

Dutch: gal, galappel
Polish: galas, galasówka

4 gall

A feeling of deep and bitter anger and ill-will.

synonyms: bitterness, rancor, rancour, resentment.

Roget 900: resentment, displeasure, animosity, anger, wrath, indignation; exasperation, bitter resentment, wrathful indignation.    pique, umbrage, huff, miff, ... show more

Roget 907: malevolence; bad intent, bad intention; unkindness, diskindness; ill nature, ill will, ill blood; bad blood; enmity etc. 889; hate etc. ... show more

Roget 392b: bitterness, acridness, acridity, acrimony; caustic, alkali; acerbity; gall, wormwood; bitters, astringent bitters.    Angostura [additive for alcoholic beverages], aromatic bitters.    ... show more

Dutch: misnoegen, rancune, wrok
Polish: gorycz, piołun, rozgoryczenie

5 gall

A digestive juice secreted by the liver and stored in the gallbladder; aids in the digestion of fats.

synonym: bile.

Dutch: gal, galvocht
Polish: żółć

6 gall

The trait of being rude and impertinent; inclined to take liberties.

synonyms: cheekiness, crust, freshness, impertinence, impudence, insolence.

Dutch: brutaliteit, impertinentie, insolentie, onbeschaamdheid
Polish: zuchwałość, butność, czelność, łobuzerstwo, tupet, bezczelność, szelmostwo, zuchwalstwo, efronteria, aroganckość

verb

1 gall

Become or make sore by or as if by rubbing.

synonyms: chafe, fret.

Roget 830: cause pain, occasion pain, give pain, bring pain, induce pain, produce pain, create pain, inflict pain etc. 828; pain, hurt, wound.    pinch, ... show more

Roget 378: feel pain, experience pain, suffer pain, undergo pain etc. n.; suffer, ache, smart, bleed; tingle, shoot; twinge, ... show more

2 gall

Irritate or vex:
— It galls me that we lost the suit.

synonym: irk.


Moby thesaurus: ablate, abrade, abrase, abrasion, acerbity, acid, acidity, acidulousness, acridity, acridness, acrimony, afflict, affliction, aggravate, aggravation, agonize, ail, anger, animosity, annoy ... show more.

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