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to elaborate (on a theme) / to expound (the classics) / perfunctory / to skimp / to botch / to do sth half-heartedly or just for show / barely enough to get by
to give rise to / to derive / derivative / derivation
  *衍* | 衍* | *衍
to spread out / to develop / to overflow / to amplify / superfluous
to multiply / to reproduce / to increase gradually in number or quantity
derivative product / derivative (in finance)
derivative (finance)
to develop / to evolve
to do things half-heartedly / to merely go through the motions
financial derivative
Xia Yan (1900-1995), Chinese writer, playwright, socialist critic and movie pioneer
to evolve (of ideas, designs, constructions etc) / to develop and change
hereditary title bestowed on Confucius' descendants
angle of diffraction (physics)
Zou Yan (305-240 BC), founder of the School of Yin-Yang of the Warring States Period (475-221 BC)
the Ramayana (Indian epic)
to give rise (to) / to spawn / to spread (to)
the official residence of Confucius' descendants at Qufu 曲阜, Shandong
credit derivative (in finance)
a derivative (complex product derived from simpler source material)
to deduce / to infer / an implication / same as 推演
to spread out widely / to disseminate
compound word such as 玫瑰 or 咖啡, whose meaning is unrelated to the component hanzi, which often cannot be used singly
bamboo box
to skimp on the job / to work half-heartedly / not to take the job seriously
rich and fertile (soil)
diffraction grating (physics)
Descendants are great in numbers. (idiom)
variant of 繁衍

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