1. Callosity: A hardened area of the skin.
2. Gammoned: To be fooled or hoaxed.
3. Prodigiously: To an extraordinary or immense degree.
4. Dereliction: Neglect or abandonment.
5. Fissures: A crack, crevice or narrow opening.
6. Ensconced: To settle comfortable and warmly.
7. Gloaming: Twilight.
8. Scruples: Moral doubts or qualms.
9. Havoc: Great destruction or disturbance.
10. Menagerie: A strange or diverse collection of people/things.