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to blackmail / to extort
  *勒* | 勒* | *勒
to rein in / to compel / to force / to carve / to engrave / (literary) to command / to lead / bridle / (physics) abbr. for 勒克斯, lux
  *勒* | 勒* | *勒
to strap tightly / to bind
Taylor (name)
to order / to force
to draw the outline of / to outline / to sketch / to delineate contours of / to give a brief account of
Mile county in Honghe Hani and Yi autonomous prefecture, Yunnan / Maitreya, the future Bodhisattva, to come after Shakyamuni Buddha
sweet basil (Ocimum basilicum)
to strangle or throttle to death
Maitreya / the Bodhisattva that will be the next to come after Shakyamuni Buddha
Cyprus (Tw)
Mahler (name) / Gustav Mahler (1860-1911), Austrian composer
Adolf Hitler (1889-1945)
mule shoes (loanword)
(onom.) laughing sound / glug-glug haha!
to strangle
Roger Federer (1981-), Swiss tennis star
Napoli, capital of Campania region of Italy / Naples
Kyzyl, capital of Tuva 圖瓦|图瓦
Mandalay, province and second city of Myanmar (Burma)
to tighten
lit. to rein in the horse at the edge of the precipice (idiom) / fig. to act in the nick of time
Schiller (name) / Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller or Friedrich Schiller (1759-1805), German poet and dramatist
extortion and blackmail (idiom)
Bielefeld (city in Germany)
Salem, capital of Oregon / Salem, city in Massachusets / Salem, city in India
Zagreb, capital of Croatia 克羅地亞|克罗地亚
Maitreya Bodhisattva
to guide a horse with the reins / to rein in a horse
Saint Helena
St Helena
ransomware (computing)
Palermo, Italy
to force sb to give up (a drug) / to enforce abstinence / to break drug dependence
Christian Johann Doppler, Austrian physicist who discovered the Doppler effect
Bucharest, capital of Romania
Leningrad, name of Russian city Saint Petersburg 聖彼得堡|圣彼得堡 1923-1991
Keller or Köhler (name) / Horst Köhler (1943-), German economist and CDU politician, head of the IMF 2000-2004, president of Germany 2004-2010
Shi Le, founder of Later Zhao of the Sixteen Kingdoms 後趙|后赵 (319-350)
Korla Shehiri, Korla or Ku'erle City, capital of Bayingolin Mongol Autonomous Prefecture, Xinjiang 巴音郭楞蒙古自治州, Xinjiang
Grenoble (French town)
Jean-Marie Le Pen (1928-), French Front National extreme right-wing politician
to strangle
Johannes Kepler (1571-1630), German astronomer and formulator of Kepler's laws of planetary motion
Belgrade, capital of Serbia (Tw)
thaler or taler (currency of various Germanic countries in 15th-19th centuries) (loanword)
Shule ancient name for modern Kashgar / Shule county in Kashgar prefecture 喀什地區|喀什地区, west Xinjiang
Altay prefecture-level city in Xinjiang
(slang) shoot! / crap!
Gilles (name)
kidnapping for ransom
Kaliningrad, town on Baltic now in Russian republic / formerly Königsberg, capital of East Prussia
Xilin Gol league, a prefecture level subdivision of Inner Mongolia
Stalingrad, former name of Volvograd 伏爾加格勒|伏尔加格勒 (1925-1961)
variant of 多普勒
lux (unit of illuminance) (loanword)
Altay prefecture in Xinjiang
to tighten one's belt / to live more frugally
Ptolemy, kings of Egypt after the partition of Alexander the Great's Empire in 305 BC / Ptolemy or Claudius Ptolemaeus (c. 90-c. 168), Alexandrian Greek astronomer, mathematician and geographer, author of the Almagest 天文學大成|天文学大成 / see also 托勒玫
Helen Keller (1880-1968), famous American deaf-blind author and activist (whose story is told in biopic The Miracle Worker)
Volgograd, Russian city on the Volga River 伏爾加河|伏尔加河
to throttle / to strangle
Pretoria, capital of South Africa
Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO)
Urbain Le Verrier (1811-1877), French mathematician and astronomer who predicted the position of Neptune
the Doppler effect
Gilles Deleuze (1925-1995), French philosopher
Jules Verne (1828-1905), French novelist specializing in science fiction and adventure stories
Petrograd, variant spelling of 彼得堡, Saint Petersburg
Korla Shehiri, Korla or Ku'erle City, capital of Bayingolin Mongol Autonomous Prefecture, Xinjiang 巴音郭楞蒙古自治州
Debrecen, Hungary's second city, capital of Hajdú-Bihar county 豪伊杜·比豪爾州|豪伊杜·比豪尔州 in east Hungary on the border with Romania
Zwolle (Netherlands)
to coerce / to force / to press sb into doing sth
Palestinian National Authority
Perez (son of Judah)
Battle of Stalingrad (1942-1943), decisive battle of Second World War and one of the bloodiest battles in history, when the Germans failed to take Stalingrad, were then trapped and destroyed by Soviet forces
Shule county in Kashgar prefecture 喀什地區|喀什地区, west Xinjiang
Valletta, capital of Malta (Tw)
Chira County in Hotan Prefecture 和田地區|和田地区, Xinjiang
Örebro (city in Sweden)
Cordillera, series of mountain ranges stretching from Patagonia in South America through to Alaska and Aleutian Islands
Chira County in Hotan Prefecture 和田地區|和田地区, Xinjiang
Mile county in Honghe Hani and Yi autonomous prefecture, Yunnan
Nilka County or Nilqa nahiyisi in Ili Kazakh Autonomous Prefecture 伊犁哈薩克自治州|伊犁哈萨克自治州, Xinjiang
Nazareth (in Biblical Palestine)
Huolin Gol county level city in Tongliao 通遼|通辽, Inner Mongolia
Kaliningrad Oblast
Lillehammer (city in Norway)
Perez (name)
Kingdom of Naples (1282-1860)
Flores, Indonesia / also written 弗洛里斯島|弗洛里斯岛
Marcus Aurelius (121-180), Roman Emperor
Øresund / The Sound (strait between Denmark and Sweden)
Le Havre (French town)
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