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  *凿* | 凿* | *凿
chisel / to bore a hole / to chisel or dig / (literary) (bound form) certain / authentic / irrefutable / also pr. [zuo4]
definite / conclusive / undeniable / authentic / also pr. [que4 zuo4]
rock drill
(rock) drilling
to cut (a canal, tunnel, well etc)
to open an aperture / (extended meaning) to cut a way through / to open up a road
to dig a well
to make far-fetched claims (idiom) / to offer outlandish explanations
lit. to pierce the wall to steal a light (idiom) / fig. to study diligently in the face of hardship
to bore a hole / to give a forced interpretation
to put a square peg in a round hole / incompatible (idiom)
to scuttle (a ship)
to fit like mortise and tenon
established and irrefutable (idiom)
mortise chisel
a forced analogy (idiom); to jump to an unwarranted conclusion
rock quarry

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