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gall -- as in: had the gall to
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Wuthering Heights
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  • 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.
  • He’s as bitter as gall at your desertion and its consequences: don’t expect thanks for this noble devotion.

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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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