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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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callousedcal‧loused /ˈkæləst/ adjective  MIROUGH/NOT SMOOTHcalloused skin is rough and covered in calluses rough calloused hands
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callousedWith satisfaction she noticed how her dear little hands were becoming calloused.The opposite danger is that in trying to protect yourself, you build up a calloused attitude.He ran a calloused finger around the rim of his glass.His was a big, strong hand, roughly calloused from fieldwork.He gripped her fingers against his calloused palm and led her forward.Its floor is covered with a fine layer of chalk dust from the calloused palms of legions of lifters.calloused handsMy heroes were mountain men, who had calloused hands and knew how to handle an ax and a rifle.
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