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galling

[gȯl·iŋ]
(metallurgy)
Surface damage on mating, moving metal parts due to friction caused by local welding of high spots.
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Gallingly for Hamilton, title rival Robserg managed to work through the difficulties posed by the loss of power and brakes.
Islamabad's consistent refusal to acknowledge any responsibility on its part of the lethal campaign that has killed thousands of civilians besides the few dozen key targets is gallingly hypocritical.
Gallingly, the following year Bryant was awarded the British Empire Medal for his youth work.
Gallingly for Sevilla, Lionel Messi doubled the lead.
The Brotherhood owed their ascendance to those who sparked and sustained the January 2011 Revolution, a debt they gallingly speechified but never bothered to repay.
That's the tough-guy existential stance I find so gallingly melodramatic.
Sensing their street theater would evoke yawns from a demonstration-jaded public, the protesters devised a strategy so gallingly obnoxious as to ensure widespread media attention: affixed to the normal black garb of many was a yellow star inscribed with 'Jude.
I queued patiently behind him for five minutes, gallingly watching others who had arrived after me be served before me, before he was approached by a woman walking away from the till with her purchases and they left together.
Turnovers also bedeviled them, gallingly after promising openings presented themselves.
So McCorkle not only steals his child and brings her up as his own, but also succeeds in writing more innovative and accomplished poetry than Chubb's, though, gallingly to Chubb, in the manner of the mocking modernist pastiche he first initiated.
The rhythmically and syntactically clumsy phrase in line 10, "incapable of help," is a perfect reflection of the workers' "shockdrunk" state, just as the six beats of line 15, three of them in the terminal trochaic phrase "never even flinched," limn the workers' brimming hatred for the cold-blooded foreman, whose gallingly prosaic speech in line 13 serves to underline his crassness.
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