Synonyms of gall in English:

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gall 1

noun

  • 1 she had the gall to ask for money
  • 2 scholarly gall was poured on this work
    bitterness, resentment, rancor, bile, spleen, malice, spite, spitefulness, malignity, venom, vitriol, poison
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    gall 2

    noun

  • 1 this was a gall that she frequently had to endure
    irritation, irritant, annoyance, vexation, nuisance, provocation, bother, torment, plague, thorn in one's side/flesh
    informal aggravation, bore, headache, hassle, pain, pain in the neck, pain in the butt
  • 2 a bay horse with a gall on its side
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  • 1 it galled him that he had to wake early
    irritate, annoy, vex, anger, infuriate, exasperate, irk, pique, nettle, put out, displease, antagonize, get on someone's nerves, make someone's hackles rise, rub the wrong way
    informal aggravate, peeve, miff, rile, needle, get (to), bug, get someone's goat, get/put someone's back up, get someone's dander up, drive mad/crazy, drive round/around the bend, drive up the wall, tee off, tick off, rankle
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