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callus - area of thick hard skin
tumid - (of a part of the body) swollen; distended; bombastic; pompous
beget - father; become the father of; produce; give rise to
execrate - curse; express abhorrence for; detest
revert - relapse; backslide; turn back to; return to the former owner; N. reversion
inordinate - beyond reasonable limits; unrestrained; excessive; Ex. inordinate demands
wring - twist (to extract liquid); extract by twisting; wrench painfully (necks or hands)
yield - amount produced; crop; income on investment; profit obtained from an investment; V: produce; give in; surrender
periphery - outside edge especially of a round surface; perimeter; Ex. periphery of the town
partisan - one-sided; prejudiced; committed to a party (with dislike of any others); N: strong supporter of a party; guerrilla