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gall -- as in: had the gall to
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Henry VIII
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  • So looks the chafed lion Upon the daring huntsman that has gall’d him; Then makes him nothing.
  • Sir, I am thankful to you; and I’ll go along By your prescription; but this top-proud fellow, Whom from the flow of gall I name not, but From sincere motions, by intelligence, And proofs as clear as founts in July when We see each grain of gravel, I do know To be corrupt and treasonous.

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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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