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dictionary (of Chinese compound words) / also written 詞典|词典 / CL: ,
  *辭* | 辭* | *辭
to resign / to dismiss / to decline / to take leave / ballad (archaic poetic genre) / variant of 詞|词
to resign
dictionary / encyclopedia
to express in words or writing / to make a speech (esp. short introduction, vote of thanks, afterword, funeral homily etc) / to address (an audience) / same as 致詞|致词
not to be shirked without dishonor (idiom) / incumbent / bounden (duty)
to ask sb to resign from a post
to die / to depart this life (euphemism) / same as 去世
to resign / to quit
to resign (a position)
Chu Ci, the Songs of Chu (ancient book of poems, collected during Han but esp. from country of Chu c. 500 BC)
Cihai, an encyclopedic dictionary first published in 1915, and frequently revised
words / expression / what one says
to dismiss / to discharge / to fire
to die / to depart from the world forever
(written) resignation
wording / way of expressing something / turn of phrase / diction
to say goodbye / to take one's leave
to quit (one's job) / to dismiss (an employee)
excuse / pretext / entreaties / arguments
language / words
to take leave
to admit responsibility and resign
to say goodbye / leave-taking / farewells
to leave without saying good-bye
not to refuse to (idiom) / not to hesitate to
to make nothing of hardships
to resign a government post
to interpret the divinatory trigrams
to speak forcibly out of a sense of righteousness (idiom)
polite speech / diplomatic terms / rhetoric
  *辤* | 辤* | *辤
old variant of 辭|辞
ten thousand deaths will not prevent me (idiom); ready to risk life and limb to help out
to decline (an appointment, invitation etc)
cannot escape censure (idiom) / has to bear the blame
an excuse
to spare no effort
oracle inscriptions of the Shang Dynasty (16th-11th century BC) on tortoiseshells or animal bones
term of respect / honorific title / honorific (in grammar)
humble words / self-deprecatory expression / to modestly decline
to decline gratefully
to decline with sincere thanks
If you want to condemn sb, don't worry about the pretext (idiom, from Zuozhuan 左傳|左传); one can always trump up a charge against sb / Give a dog a bad name, then hang him.
stern words
figure of speech
to quit one's job (without having another one)
poetry and prose / rhetoric
variant of 悼詞|悼词
dirge / lament
to send a message
literary auxiliary particle, comes at the beginning of a sentence
pocket dictionary
to interpret the divinatory trigrams
great release of talk (idiom); to spout nonsense
figure of speech
one-sided words / prejudice / flattery
beautiful wordage / also written 麗詞|丽词
tactful expression / to politely decline
an elegy / elegiac words
variant of 頌詞|颂词
don't let rhetoric spoil the message (idiom); don't get carried away with flowery speech to the detriment of what you want to say
articulate / eloquent
humble expression for generous gift
humble expression for generous donation
equivocal speech / to use vague or ambiguous language
flattering words
variant of 冗詞|冗词
see 送灶
left speechless by sth perfect (idiom)
refutation / incoherent speech
to startle sb with scary tale
to speak forcefully and with justice (idiom); to argue with the courage of one's convictions / also written 振振有詞|振振有词

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