Definitions

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  • adjective having callouses; -- of skin.

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  • adjective Having become or being made callous.

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  • adjective having calluses; having skin made tough and thick through wear

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Examples

  • They are a company of celibates, grinding harshly against one another and growing daily more calloused from the grinding.

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  • They are a company of celibates, grinding harshly against one another and growing daily more calloused from the grinding.

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  • And now its kind of calloused and I learned that my pleasure is only at about 25\% of what it can be.

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  • Sure thing, go right ahead and make it a three strikes felony, that's what they deserve ... but, realistically, I'm not sure it would have much of a deterrent effect to a calloused lawbreaker.

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  • Sure thing, go right ahead and make it a three strikes felony, that's what they deserve ... but, realistically, I'm not sure it would have much of a deterrent effect to a calloused lawbreaker.

    How Do You Stop A Serial Poacher?

  • Just one of those stories that reminds us of how calloused and insensitive the Republican base can actually be.

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  • The GOP are calloused, cold hearted/blooded, and cruel.

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  • My feet harbor the calloused soles of one has walked across beds of fire and the wrinkled flesh of one who had, for so long, too long, believed he could walk on water.

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  • You remember the yellow pull-out drawers Dad labeled sheet metal, rope, soldering stuff, hinges; your Saturday drives to Entz White: one of his calloused hands at the top of the wheel, the other holding his coffee mug against the truck seat.

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  • She grunted, muffling a curse that was gliding its way up her throat, and pulled her head away from the tree's calloused touch.

    The Fugitive Waits

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