galling vs plaguey what difference

what is difference between galling and plaguey

English

Etymology

From gall +‎ -ing. The adjective follows from the verb.

Adjective

galling (comparative more galling, superlative most galling)

  1. vexing, humiliating; eliciting indignation or bitterness.
    • 2014, Daniel Taylor, “World Cup 2014: Uruguay sink England as Suárez makes his mark,” guardian.co.uk, 20 June:
      Uruguay were quick to the ball, strong in the tackle and seemed intent on showing they were a better team than had been apparent in their defeat to Costa Rica. Yet the most galling part for England is that they helped them on their way.

Translations

Noun

galling (uncountable)

  1. Wear caused by adhesion between sliding surfaces.

Verb

galling

  1. present participle of gall

Anagrams

  • gingall


English

Adjective

plaguey (comparative plaguier, superlative plaguiest)

  1. Alternative spelling of plaguy

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