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  •  Nope, you used it exactly right: (2+ / 0-)
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    jbou, little lion
    gall/gôl/
    Noun:   

        Bold, impudent behavior: "the gall to demand a fee".
        Annoyance; irritation.
        An abnormal growth formed in response to the presence of insect larvae, mites, or fungi on plants and trees, esp. oaks.

    Verb:   
    Make (someone) feel annoyed: "losing galled him".
    Synonyms:   
    noun.  bile - impudence
    verb.  vex - nettle - annoy - irritate - chafe - aggravate

    You just used it a lot of times (quite accurately) in reference to their (truly) galling behavior, hence dr zombie's comment.

    (I'm sorry you are insecure about spelling and grammar -- I personally think your writing is great.)

    "On their backs were vermiculate patterns that were maps of the world in its becoming. Maps...of a thing which could not be put back. Not be made right again."

    by middleagedhousewife on Mon Jul 30, 2012 at 06:58:01 PM PDT

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