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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
gall /gɔ:l/
  • danh từ
    • mật
    • túi mật
    • chất đắng; vị đắng
    • (nghĩa bóng) nỗi cay đắng, mối hiềm oán
      • the gall of life: nỗi cay đắng ở đời
    • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ), (từ lóng) sự trơ tráo; sự láo xược
      • to have the gall to do something: dám trơ tráo làm việc gì, dám mặt dạn máy dày làm việc gì
    • gall and wormwood
      • cái đáng căm ghét
    • sự hằn học
    • a pen dipped in gall
      • ngòi bút châm biếm cay độc
  • danh từ
    • (thực vật học) mụn cây, vú lá
    • vết sầy da, chỗ trượt da (ở ngựa...)
    • chỗ trơ trụi (ở cánh đồng...)
    • sự xúc phạm, sự chạm (lòng tự ái...)
    • động từ
      • làm sầy da, làm trượt da
      • làm phiền, làm khó chịu; xúc phạm lòng tự ái
        • to gall somebody with one's remarks: xúc phạm lòng tự ái của ai vì những nhận xét của mình
    Concise Dictionary
    galls|galled|gallinggɔːl
    noun
    +an open sore on the back of a horse caused by ill-fitting or badly adjusted saddle
    +a skin sore caused by chafing
    +abnormal swelling of plant tissue caused by insects or microorganisms or injury
    +a feeling of deep and bitter anger and ill-will
    +a digestive juice secreted by the liver and stored in the gallbladder; aids in the digestion of fats
    +the trait of being rude and impertinent; inclined to take liberties
    verb
    +become or make sore by or as if by rubbing
    +irritate or vex

    Thesaurus Dictionary
    n.
    1 bitterness, acerbity, acrimony, harshness, vitriol, asperity, bile, spleen, causticness or causticity, bite, mordacity or mordaciousness, sharpness, rancidness or rancidity; venom, poison, rancour:
    Once more he experienced the gall of disappointment.
    2 impudence, insolence, impertinence, audacity, brashness, brazenness, sauciness, effrontery, temerity, overconfidence, front, Colloq brass, nerve, guts, cheek, lip, crust, sauce, US and Canadian chutzpah, moxie; Slang balls:
    One student had the gall to suggest that he would be a better teacher than I am.
    n.
    1 sore (spot), abrasion, scrape, graze, scratch, chafe:
    This gall on my leg is from the saddle.
    2 irritation, annoyance, nuisance, bother, exasperation, vexation, Colloq aggravation:
    One has to tolerate a lot of gall in this job.
    v.
    3 irritate, chafe, abrade, fret, scrape, rub, grate, scratch:
    His shoe was galling his heel.
    4 irritate, annoy, bother, vex, irk, exasperate, harass, harry, plague, provoke, goad, nag, pester, hector, badger, nettle, needle, ruffle, fret, anger, enrage, inflame, infuriate, incense, arouse, US rankle:
    It galls me to think of all the animals killed just to make fur coats.
    Advanced English Dictionary
    noun, verb
    + noun
    1 rude behaviour showing a lack of respect that is surprising because the person doing it is not embarrassed: Then they had the gall to complain! + I almost admired the utter gall of the man.
    2 (formal) a bitter feeling full of hatred
    Synonym: RESENTMENT
    words full of venom and gall
    3 a swelling on plants and trees caused by insects, disease, etc.
    4 (old-fashioned) = BILE
    + verb
    to make sb feel upset and angry, especially because sth is unfair: [VN to inf] It galls me to have to apologize to her. [also VN, VN that]
    See also - GALLING


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