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  • v  become or make sore by or as if by rubbing
  • v  irritate or vex
  • s  painful from having the skin abraded

  • What had particularly galled him was an article by Publisher Ginzburg.
  • She is said to be galled by Clarke's critical comments because, say Rice associates, she went out of her way to keep the career aide in a top-tier position, against the advice of .
  • Stallone's particularly galled by Bush's tough talk.
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  • Zimmerman Won't Be Getting His Gun Back After All
    One detail about the end of George Zimmerman's murder trial that particularly galled people (aside from the verdict) was the fact the Sanford Police Department was willing to return the weapon that fired the round that ended Trayvon Martin's life.
    July 19, 2013 - New York Magazine

  • Mike Ross in Arkansas News
    Our heart goes out to those people in Alabama and Georgia, but it really galled me to see the director of FEMA with the president in Alabama and Georgia holding hands, singing 'Kumbaya' and talking about the new and improved FEMA,said Rep....
  • Jim Nelson in KVUE
    That's the thing that really kind of galled a lot of school board members and a lot of people,Nelson said.

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