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adjective as in raw

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That must have galled Lehman, who is twenty years younger than Hitchcock.

Galled by the stranglehold of the religious right, he has challenged the party to open itself up to young voters and new ideas.

Galled by this burden, they resolved to take the law into their own hands, and to break down the gates in every part.

Finally his discourse galled Judge Lynch, who thereupon resolved to turn the laugh against him.

So he stooped and put the gyve in his bosom; and the rough iron galled him as he went, and his bosom bled.

But finding soon a smoother road beneath his well-shod feet, The snorting beast began to trot, which galled him in his seat.

He had been so used to being perfectly frank with her that his reservation galled him.


On this page you'll find 133 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to galled, such as: annoyed, bitter, enraged, exasperated, furious, and heated.

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