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She had earned some of the same rewards as the three Olympians — the calluses.

In some ways the foot would become the shoe needed to make it through daily life because the body has the ability to build up calluses at the bottom of the foot.

The things that really hurt are gravel, knobbly things, things with a lot of texture, until you have calluses.

Instead of futilely trying to stay smooth, eventually it will develop calluses so it can better meet the challenge.

As Otto and I take our first cautious steps into the world together, I wish I could keep our bubble wrapped around us, grow calluses and not care when people stare, become impenetrable.

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This callus may form upon any cut surface, or even where the bark has been abraded.

You can get the callus almost every time, but it is very difficult to secure the development of roots afterwards.

President Morris: How about getting callus by three months, we will say, in storage?

On January 11 the cambium ring at the lower end of the cuttings had begun to callus.

The butternut and black walnut hardly showed any callus at all after keeping the sphagnum wet as long as my men would do it.


On this page you'll find 45 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to callus, such as: acclimate, acclimatize, adapt, adjust, blunt, and brutalize.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.