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GALL





Definition:

  1. [noun] an open sore on the back of a horse caused by ill-fitting or badly adjusted saddle
    Synonyms: saddle sore

  2. [noun] a skin sore caused by chafing

  3. [noun] abnormal swelling of plant tissue caused by insects or microorganisms or injury

  4. [noun] a feeling of deep and bitter anger and ill-will
    Synonyms: resentment, bitterness, rancor, rancour

  5. [noun] a digestive juice secreted by the liver and stored in the gallbladder; aids in the digestion of fats
    Synonyms: bile

  6. [noun] the trait of being rude and impertinent; inclined to take liberties
    Synonyms: crust, impertinence, impudence, insolence, cheekiness, freshness

  7. [verb] become or make sore by or as if by rubbing
    Synonyms: chafe, fret

  8. [verb] irritate or vex; "It galls me that we lost the suit"
    Synonyms: irk

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