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callus - area of thick hard skin
amenable - obedient; compliant; readily managed; responsive; willing to be led; answerable or accountable legally; responsible; able to be tested by; Ex. amenable to sensible suggestions; Ex. He is very amenable; Ex. amenable to the usual tests
deserts - what someone deserves
buxom - full-bosomed; plump; jolly
philology - study of language or words
derision - ridicule; ADJ. derisive; CF. derisory
lout - clumsy person; ADJ. loutish; CF. from countrysides ?
reproach - blame (not angrily but sadly); express disapproval or disappointment; N. ADJ. reproachful
gourmet - connoisseur of food and drink; epicure
postmortem - autopsy; ADJ: occurring after death; of a postmortem