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gall -- as in: had the gall to
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The Fountainhead
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  • The infernal gall of offering you that kind of work!
  • He’s worse than Dwight Carson, worse than the whole lot of Gall’s pets put together.
  • It’s all about a gallstone that thinks that it’s an independent entity, a sort of a rugged individualist of the gall bladder, if you see what I mean, and then the man takes a big dose of castor oil—there’s a graphic description of the consequences—I’m not sure it’s correct medically, but anyway that’s the end of the Gallant Gallstone.

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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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