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  • adj. Flowing with gall.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Flowing with gall.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Flowing with gall.


Latin fellifuus; fel gall + fluere to flow. (Wiktionary)


  • Truth never reveals itself either to the enthusiast smitten with his own reveries; to the fellifluous fanatic enslaved by his prejudices; to the vain glorious mortal puffed up with his own presumptuous ignorance; to the voluptuary devoted to his pleasures; or to the wily reasoner, who, disingenuous with himself, has a peculiar spontaneity to form illusions to his mind.

    The System of Nature, Volume 2


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  • Flowing with gall (from Latin fel, gall + fluĕre, to flow).

    August 8, 2008