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gall -- as in: had the gall to
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The House of Mirth
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  • Mrs. Trenor’s unconsciousness of the real stress of the situation had the effect of making it more galling to Lily.

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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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