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Word: callus

Definition: area of thick hard skin

More Vocab Words

::: putrescent - becoming putrid; putrefying
::: accessory - additional object; useful but not essential thing
::: sublimate - refine; purify; replace (natural urges) with socially acceptable activities; change between a solid state and a gaseous state
::: disheveled - untidy (of hair or clothing); V. dishevel
::: leniency - mildness; permissiveness; ADJ. lenient: not severe in judgment or punishment
::: gouge - overcharge (with high price); extort from; Ex. gouge the public; CF. usury
::: servitude - slavery; compulsory labor imposed as a punishment
::: garner - gather; store up; amass
::: blasphemy - irreverence; sacrilege; cursing; bad language about God or holy things; V. blasphem; ADJ. blasphemous; CF. sacrilege
::: smattering - slight knowledge; small scattered number or amount; Ex. smattering of German