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English noun: gall

1. gall (state) an open sore on the back of a horse caused by ill-fitting or badly adjusted saddle


Synonymssaddle sore


Broader (hypernym)animal disease

2. gall (state) a skin sore caused by chafing


Broader (hypernym)sore


Narrower (hyponym)saddle sore

3. gall (plant) abnormal swelling of plant tissue caused by insects or microorganisms or injury


Broader (hypernym)plant tissue


Narrower (hyponym)oak apple

4. gall (feeling) a feeling of deep and bitter anger and ill-will


Synonymsbitterness, rancor, rancour, resentment


Broader (hypernym)enmity, hostility, ill will


Narrower (hyponym)enviousness, envy, grievance, grudge, heartburning, huffishness, score, sulkiness

5. gall (body) a digestive juice secreted by the liver and stored in the gallbladder; aids in the digestion of fats


Synonymsbile


Broader (hypernym)digestive fluid, digestive juice

6. gall (attribute) the trait of being rude and impertinent; inclined to take liberties


Synonymscheekiness, crust, freshness, impertinence, impudence, insolence


Broader (hypernym)discourtesy, rudeness


Narrower (hyponym)chutzpa, chutzpah, hutzpah


English verb: gall

1. gall (perception) become or make sore by or as if by rubbing


Synonymschafe, fret


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s something.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)irritate

2. gall (emotion) irritate or vex


SamplesIt galls me that we lost the suit.


ExamplesThe performance is likely to gall Sue


Synonymsirk


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)anger









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