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gall2

gall2

 
pronunciation:
gawl
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb, noun
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Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: galled, galling, galls
definition 1: to damage or make sore by rubbing or chafing.
synonyms:
abrade, chafe
similar words:
chap, damage, excoriate, fret, grate, graze, rasp, rub, scrape
definition 2: to irritate or make resentful.
Their air of superiority galls me.
synonyms:
aggravate, grate, irk, irritate, pique, rankle, rasp, rile
similar words:
annoy, embitter, nettle, offend
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to become sore or chafed.
similar words:
chap, irritate
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a skin sore caused by rubbing, as on an improperly saddled horse.
synonyms:
sore
similar words:
abrasion, blister, canker, graze, lesion, scrape, wound
definition 2: the cause or state of irritation.
synonyms:
annoyance, irritation, vexation
similar words:
pique