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gall
used in Wuthering Heights

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Definition
impertinence or impudence (rude and bold)
  • And there you see the distinction between our feelings: had he been in my place, and I in his, though I hated him with a hatred that turned my life to gall, I never would have raised a hand against him.
    Chapter 14 (31% in)
  • He's as bitter as gall at your desertion and its consequences: don't expect thanks for this noble devotion.
    Chapter 29 (31% in)

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