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  *蠹* | 蠹* | *蠹
insect that eats into books, clothing etc / moth-eaten / worm-eaten
moth / harmful person / vermin
lit. a door hinge never becomes worm-eaten / constant activity prevents decay (idiom)
silverfish / CL: 隻|只
lit. flowing water does not rot, nor a door-hinge rust (idiom) / fig. constant activity prevents decay
Danger appears where many harmful factors exist. (idiom)
bookworm (literal and figurative) / book louse / pedant
bark beetle (zoology)
codling moth / codlin moth
traitor / public enemy
tooth decay
old worm-eaten books
sinecurist
to be moth-eaten / to be worm-eaten
corrupt officials
malpractice / abuse / corrupt practice
to be worn out
to rob the state and hurt the people (idiom)
to become mildewed and worm-eaten (of books) / to mildew and rot
wood moth / carpenter moth / CL: 隻|只
rotten teeth
silverfish / CL: 隻|只
furniture beetle
drugstore beetle / CL: 隻|只
mothicide
public enemy number one
wood moth / carpenter moth / CL: 隻|只
to decay and be eaten by worms etc / to overhoard grain so that it rots
to harm / to endanger
parasitic government


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