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  *虛* | 虛* | *虛
emptiness / void / abstract theory or guiding principles / empty or unoccupied / diffident or timid / false / humble or modest / (of health) weak / virtual / in vain
hollow / emptiness / meaningless
modest / self-effacing / to make modest remarks
lacking in confidence / diffident / to have a guilty conscience
deficiency of 氣|气 (TCM)
deficiency of yin 陰|阴 in TCM
Taixu (famed Buddhist monk, 1890-1947)
great emptiness / the void / heaven / the skies / universe / cosmos / original essence of the cosmos
depletion of the spleen (Chinese medicine)
to feel weak / to be diffident
to discuss guidelines / to discuss principles to be followed
to take advantage of weakness
deliberately mystifying / to make sth unnecessarily complicated
to feel guilty as a thief (idiom); to have sth on one's conscience
deceitful trick / mystery / unfathomable
(idiom) stay clear of the enemy's main force and strike at his weak points
to believe what one sees, not what one hears (idiom). Don't believe what people tell you until you see if for yourself. / It ain't necessarily so.
Zhang Ruoxu (c. 660-720), Tang dynasty poet, author of yuefu poem River on a spring night 春江花月夜
to hide one's treasure away so that no-one knows about it (idiom); fig. modest about one's talents / to hide one's light under a bushel

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