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callus - area of thick hard skin
compliant - readily acting in accordance with a rule, order, or the wishes or others; yielding; comforming to requirements
paradox - something apparently contradictory in nature (that may nonetheless be true); statement that looks false but is actually correct
adore - love deeply and respect highly
pervert - corrupt; turn from right to wrong; misuse; Ex. perverted sexual desire/scientific knowledge; N: person whose sexual behavior is not natural
sear - burn the surface of; char or burn; brand; parch; cause (a plant) to wither
botch - mismanage; blow
forerunner - predecessor; one that comes before and indicates the approach of another
suture - stitches sewn to hold the cut edges of a wound or incision; material used in sewing; V: sew together a wound
corpus - collection (of writings or information); Ex. the corpus of Shakespear's works; Cf. corpse