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Synonyms for gall

Noun

1. saddle sore, gall, animal disease
usage: an open sore on the back of a horse caused by ill-fitting or badly adjusted saddle
2. gall, sore
usage: a skin sore caused by chafing
3. gall, plant tissue
usage: abnormal swelling of plant tissue caused by insects or microorganisms or injury
4. resentment, bitterness, gall, rancor, rancour, hostility, enmity, ill will
usage: a feeling of deep and bitter anger and ill-will
5. bile, gall, digestive juice, digestive fluid
usage: a digestive juice secreted by the liver and stored in the gallbladder; aids in the digestion of fats
6. crust, gall, impertinence, impudence, insolence, cheekiness, freshness, discourtesy, rudeness
usage: the trait of being rude and impertinent; inclined to take liberties

Verb

1. chafe, gall, fret, irritate
usage: become or make sore by or as if by rubbing
2. gall, irk, anger
usage: irritate or vex; "It galls me that we lost the suit"
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