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wolfdog
werewolf
in a difficult situation / to cut a sorry figure / scoundrel! (derog.)
HSK 6
Wolverine, comic book superhero
big bad wolf
lecher / pervert / wolf
Sirius, a double star in constellation Canis Major 大犬座
smoke signal indicating the presence of hostile forces
in a mess / scattered about / in complete disorder
jackal and wolf / ravenous wolf / fig. evil person / vicious tyrant
Mount Langya in Hebei
to wolf down one's food (idiom); to devour ravenously / to gorge oneself
HSK 6
Wolf Totem, novel by Lü Jiamin aka Jiang Rong
variant of 榔頭|榔头
thankless wretch / an ingrate
to wail like ghosts and howl like wolves (idiom)
jackal
to have a bad reputation
villains collude together (idiom); to work hand in glove with sb (to nefarious ends)
battered and exhausted / stuck in a dilemma
to look over one's shoulder constantly (like a wolf) / to be fearful
aardwolf (Proteles cristatus), a small insectivorous relative of the hyena
wolf cub
to show the wolf into the house (idiom) / to introduce a potential source of trouble
lit. like wolves and tigers / ruthless
writing brush of weasel bristle
wolf spider
fire beacons on all sides (idiom); enveloped in the flames of war
ambition of wild wolves (idiom); rapacious designs
lit. heart of wolf and lungs of dog (idiom) / cruel and unscrupulous
wolf trap (trou de loup), medieval defensive trap consisting of a concealed pit with sharp spikes
dire wolf (Canis dirus)
variant of 狼藉
wolf child / human child raised by wolves (in legends)
pepper spray
Beware of suspicious folk bearing gifts, they are sure to be ill-intentioned. (idiom)
jackals, wolves, tigers and panthers (idiom) / animals who are dangerous to man and cattle / fierce and cruel people
lit. to fear the wolf in front and the tiger behind (idiom) / fig. to be full of needless fears / reds under the beds
lupus erythematosus
wolverine (Gulo gulo), also named 貂熊
big bad wolf
thylacine (Thylacinus cynocephalus)
cups and dishes in complete disorder (idiom); after a riotous drinking party
the wolf runs and the wild boar rushes (idiom); crowds of evil-doers mill around like wild beasts
one who is not prepared to risk his child will never catch the wolf (proverb) / (fig.) one who is unwilling to take risks will not achieve great things
ravenous wolves hold the road (idiom); wicked people in power / a vicious tyranny rules the land
lit. wolves howling, devils groaning (idiom); pathetic screams
The Wolf of Zhongshan, fable by Ma Zhongxi 馬中錫|马中锡
coyote (Canis latrans)
to beat a tiger from the front door, only to have a wolf come in at the back (idiom); fig. facing one problem after another
variant of 鬼哭狼嚎
Lupus (constellation)
ravenous wolves hold the road (idiom); wicked people in power / a vicious tyranny rules the land
(old) henchman
ravenous wolves hold the road (idiom); wicked people in power / a vicious tyranny rules the land
ravenous wolves block the road (idiom); wicked people in power / a vicious tyranny rules the land
to beat a tiger from the front door, only to have a wolf come in at the back (idiom); fig. facing one problem after another
many wolves and not enough meat / not enough to go around
wolves howling / (fig.) to howl / to ululate


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