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::: callus - area of thick hard skin
::: dross - waste matter; worthless impurities
::: gregarious - sociable; (of an animal) tending to form a group
::: torpor - lethargy; sluggishness; dormancy; ADJ. torpid: lethargic; lazy; inactive; (of an animal) dormant; hibernating
::: susceptible - impressionable; easily influenced; sensitive; having little resistance as to a disease; likely to suffer; receptive to; capable of accepting; Ex. susceptible to persuasion/colds; Ex. The agreement is not susceptible of alteration; N. susceptibility
::: gruesome - grisly; horrible
::: historical - connected with history; based on events in history (whether regarded as important or not)
::: vindicate - clear from blame; free from blame or accusation (with supporting proof); exonerate; substantiate; justify or support; avenge; Ex. vindicate one's client; Ex. vindicate one's claim; CF. vindicator
::: alleviate - relieve (pain)
::: foible - small weakness of character; slight fault; CF. feeble