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Word: callus

Definition: area of thick hard skin


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::: phlegmatic - calm and unexcitable; not easily disturbed; CF. phlegm: sticky mucus produced in the respiratory tract
::: inaugurate - begin formally; install in office; induct into office by a formal ceremony; N. inauguration; ADJ. inaugural
::: headstrong - willful; stubborn; unyielding; determined to have one's own way; CF. no 'excessive'
::: reprise - musical repetition; repeating of a piece of music; repeat performance; recurrent action; Ex. reprise in the finale; Ex. constant reprises
::: dotage - senility; feeblemindedness of old age; Ex. In one's dotage
::: kudos - honor; glory; acclaim or praise for exceptional achievement
::: spasmodic - fitful; periodic; of or like a spasm; N. spasm: sudden involuntary muscular contraction; sudden burst of energy or emotion
::: bulge - protruding part; swelling of a surface; Ex. The apple made a bulge in his pocket; V: swell outward; protrude
::: dauntless - bold; fearless
::: annals - records arranged in yearly parts; history