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    gall - Dictionary definition and meaning for word gall

    Definition
    (noun) an open sore on the back of a horse caused by ill-fitting or badly adjusted saddle
    Synonyms : saddle sore
    Definition
    (noun) a skin sore caused by chafing Definition
    (noun) abnormal swelling of plant tissue caused by insects or microorganisms or injury Definition
    (noun) a feeling of deep and bitter anger and ill-will
    Synonyms : bitterness , rancor , rancour , resentment
    Definition
    (noun) a digestive juice secreted by the liver and stored in the gallbladder; aids in the digestion of fats
    Synonyms : bile
    Definition
    (noun) the trait of being rude and impertinent; inclined to take liberties Definition
    (verb) become or make sore by or as if by rubbing
    Synonyms : chafe , fret
    Definition
    (verb) irritate or vex
    Synonyms : irk
    Example Sentence
    • It galls me that we lost the suit
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for gall

A slap on his 'Gall'(cheek) completely exasperated him.

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gall - an organ named gall bladder produces a liquid called bile, which is BITTER

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.

Gall(cheeks) >>> when we get a slap on our cheeks we get irritates and annoyed..

Gall=remember Galls in "Asterix & Obelix" they used to slap the romans ,,, as the Romans always annoyed them :)

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