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Pīnyīn
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to dwindle / to vanish / to make vanish / to exercise restraint / to curb (one's mirth, arrogance etc) / to astringe / (math.) to converge
introverted / reserved / (artistic style) understated
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  *敛* | 敛* | *敛
to hold back / to restrain / to control (oneself) / to collect / Taiwan pr. [lian4]
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  *敛* | 敛* | *敛
variant of 殮|殓
to accumulate / to gather / to amass wealth by heavy taxation or other unscrupulous means / (science) convergent
to tax by force and extort levies (idiom); to screw taxes out of the people by force
to overtax / to extort
to extort taxes
to be talented yet self-effacing (idiom)
to levy exorbitant taxes (idiom)


Tip: Pinyin can be entered with or without tone numbers, e.g. 'nihao' or 'ni3hao3'.
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