UnivSource.com - Your Most Comprehensive Source for Information on Universities
Google
  Web UnivSource.com

You're Here : UnivSource Home > Vocabulary Builder (Beta Version)


The current version of the vocabulary builder covers over 2720 words & is useful for students preparing for academic English examinations such as SAT, GRE, GMAT, etc. Now you can also listen to the pronunciation of words. - Refer a Friend.


SocialTwist Tell-a-Friend

gall (noun) bitterness; lack of respect in a person not embarrassed about it.

An unhappy experience which makes you feel that injustice has been done to you fills you with gall, that is, bitterness. Your enemy's ill-gotten wealth contrasting with your hard-earned money fills you with you gall, that is, it makes you bitter. When a person has gall they are impudent. They are not only disrespectful but are unashamed of it. You have the gall to ask your elder and senior to obey your orders if you demand that they obey you and are not embarrassed about it.

  • It filled him with gall to see his idle neighbor prosper while he, in spite of his hard work, has just enough to lead a life of minimum comforts. He has lost faith in the dictum that hard work pays.
  • The youngsters had the gall to demand that their elders obey their orders. This, in spite of the fact that the elders were highly respected people in the locality.
Useful Links
Download Our iPhone App
Download Our Android App
Earn Your Degree Online
Earn Your Art & Design Degree Online
Earn Your Business Degree Online
Earn Your Culinary Degree Online
Earn Your Education Degree Online
Earn Your Health Care Degree Online
Earn Your Law & Justice Degree Online
Earn Your Psychology Degree Online
Earn Your Technicians Degree Online
Earn Your Technology Degree Online
US Universities by Name
US Universities by Program
US Universities by State
Canadian Universities by Name
Canadian Universities by Region
Feedback

Last Modified : 11-May 2009
Best viewed with 1024 x 768 resolution & Microsoft Internet Explorer