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Pīnyīn
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introverted / reserved / (artistic style) understated
to accumulate wealth / to rake in money
to dwindle / to vanish / to make vanish / to exercise restraint / to curb (one's mirth, arrogance etc) / to astringe / (math.) to converge
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  *斂* | 斂* | *斂
to hold back / to restrain / to control (oneself) / to collect / Taiwan pr. [lian4]
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  *斂* | 斂* | *斂
variant of 殮|殓
to accumulate / to gather / to amass wealth by heavy taxation or other unscrupulous means / (science) convergent
convergence (math.) / astringent
old-fashioned women's obeisance / Taiwan pr. [lian4 ren4]
to overtax / to extort
to draw in one's claws / to show some modesty
to tax by force and extort levies (idiom); to screw taxes out of the people by force
to be talented yet self-effacing (idiom)
to collect money / to raise funds (for charity)
to refrain / to give up evil (temporarily) / to cover one's traces / to lie low / to retire (from view)
to extort taxes
convergent series (math.)
convergent sequence (math.)
to extort taxes excessively
to restrain motion / to check one's step
(dialect) to gather (sth)
to accumulate wealth without satisfaction / to continually plunder (idiom)
to levy exorbitant taxes (idiom)


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