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gall -- as in: had the gall to
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Bleak House
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  • But it’s chafing and galling—it’s— it’s worse than your smattering chattering magpie of a grandmother," to the imperturbable Judy, who only looks at the fire, "to know he has got what’s wanted and won’t give it up.

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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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