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gall -- as in: had the gall to
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The Scarlet Letter
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  • The chain that bound her here was of iron links, and galling to her inmost soul, but could never be broken.

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  • She had the gall to ask for a raise.
  • all the greed and all the gall Is boiled away for once and all.
    Roald Dahl  --  Charlie And The Chocolate Factory

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