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gall
(n)
gawl
Meaning

shamelessness; nerve; temerity; effrontery; rude boldness

1st Sample Sentence

You have a lot of gall, to talk to me so insultingly!

Synonyms

arrogance, gall, temerity

Antonyms

diffidence

Mnemonics

Gallbladder -> GALL. Note that many of the words with roots from body organs mean irritable or anger. Examples: splenetic, spleen, bilious, atrabilious, dyspeptic, livery, gall, and liverish. A slap on his 'Gall' (cheek) completely exasperated him. gall - an organ named gall bladder produces a liquid called bile, which is BITTER

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gall
(v)
gawl
Meaning

annoy; vex, provoke; irritate

1st Sample Sentence

I will not meet her again: she hates me, and likes to gall me with mocking, provocative comments.

Synonyms

beard, gall, goad, incense, nettle, vex

Antonyms

appease, mollify, placate

Mnemonics

Gallbladder -> GALL. Note that many of the words with roots from body organs mean irritable or anger. Examples: splenetic, spleen, bilious, atrabilious, dyspeptic, livery, gall, and liverish. A slap on his 'Gall' (cheek) completely exasperated him. gall - an organ named gall bladder produces a liquid called bile, which is BITTER

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