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  • verbupset, irritate
  • verbrub raw

synonyms for galled

  • annoy
  • bedevil
  • disturb
  • exasperate
  • irk
  • nag
  • peeve
  • rile
  • torment
  • vex
  • aggravate
  • bother
  • burn
  • chafe
  • chide
  • fret
  • grate
  • harass
  • harry
  • inflame
  • pester
  • plague
  • provoke
  • roil
  • rub
  • ruffle
  • scrape
  • trouble
  • worry
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antonyms for galled

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  • aid
  • calm
  • comfort
  • delight
  • make happy
  • please
  • soothe
  • alleviate
  • appease
  • assist
  • cool
  • help
  • pacify
  • placate
  • put out
  • quench
  • support
  • cheer
  • encourage
  • enliven
  • exhilarate
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How to use galled in a sentence

Galled by this burden, they resolved to take the law into their own hands, and to break down the gates in every part.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
Finally his discourse galled Judge Lynch, who thereupon resolved to turn the laugh against him.
IT IS NEVER TOO LATE TO MENDCHARLES READE
So he stooped and put the gyve in his bosom; and the rough iron galled him as he went, and his bosom bled.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON, VOLUME XXIROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
But finding soon a smoother road beneath his well-shod feet, The snorting beast began to trot, which galled him in his seat.
THE BOOK OF HUMOROUS VERSEVARIOUS
He had been so used to being perfectly frank with her that his reservation galled him.
MARY GRAYKATHARINE TYNAN
He avoided showing his antipathy, and was conscious of feeling galled that his partner, Robson, was behind the secret of it.
FORGING THE BLADESBERTRAM MITFORD
The merchant was galled by the trading restrictions and the heavy taxation.
HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH PEOPLE, VOLUME VIII (OF 8)JOHN RICHARD GREEN
But, galled and stung by a sense of my follies and demerit, I strove to throw the blame on others.
THE INTERNATIONAL MONTHLY, VOLUME 3, NO. 1, APRIL, 1851VARIOUS
He was, however, so maimed by rheumatism and the fetters which had galled him that he ever afterwards went lame.
TYROL AND ITS PEOPLECLIVE HOLLAND
First the pack, as packs sometimes will for no visible reason, developed a kink that galled his shoulders obstinately.
THE BACKWOODSMENCHARLES G. D. ROBERTS
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WORDS RELATED TO GALLED

  • affronted
  • annoyed
  • antagonized
  • bitter
  • chafed
  • choleric
  • convulsed
  • cross
  • displeased
  • enraged
  • exacerbated
  • exasperated
  • ferocious
  • fierce
  • fiery
  • fuming
  • furious
  • galled
  • hateful
  • heated
  • hot
  • huffy
  • ill-tempered
  • impassioned
  • incensed
  • indignant
  • inflamed
  • infuriated
  • irascible
  • irate
  • ireful
  • irritable
  • irritated
  • nettled
  • offended
  • outraged
  • piqued
  • provoked
  • raging
  • resentful
  • riled
  • sore
  • splenetic
  • storming
  • sulky
  • sullen
  • tumultous/tumultuous
  • turbulent
  • uptight
  • vexed
  • wrathful
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