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to resign
to decline (an appointment, invitation etc)
to express in words or writing / to make a speech (esp. short introduction, vote of thanks, afterword, funeral homily etc) / to address (an audience) / same as 致詞|致词
to say goodbye / to take one's leave
  *辞* | 辞* | *辞
old variant of 辭|辞
  *辞* | 辞* | *辞
to resign / to dismiss / to decline / to take leave / ballad (archaic poetic genre) / variant of 詞|词
dictionary / also written 詞典|词典 / CL: ,
Chu Ci, the Songs of Chu (ancient book of poems, collected during Han but esp. from country of Chu c. 500 BC)
wording / way of expressing something / turn of phrase / diction
not to be shirked without dishonor (idiom) / incumbent / bounden (duty)
excuse / pretext / entreaties / arguments
Cihai, encyclopedic dictionary of Chinese first published in 1936
dictionary / encyclopedia
to dismiss / to discharge / to fire
to resign / to quit
to quit (one's job) / to dismiss (an employee)
to spare no effort
to leave without saying good-bye
to resign a government post
to make nothing of hardships
words / expression / what one says
to take leave
to ask sb to resign from a post
to die / to depart from the world forever
to admit responsibility and resign
cannot escape censure (idiom) / has to bear the blame
language / words
humble words / self-deprecatory expression / to modestly decline
poetry and prose / rhetoric
(written) resignation
not to refuse to (idiom) / not to hesitate to
If you want to condemn sb, don't worry about the pretext (idiom, from Zuozhuan 左傳|左传); one can always trump up a charge against sb / Give a dog a bad name, then hang him.
to die / to depart this life (euphemism) / same as 去世
ten thousand deaths will not prevent me (idiom); ready to risk life and limb to help out
to quit one's job (without having another one)
term of respect / honorific title / honorific (in grammar)
to speak forcibly out of a sense of righteousness (idiom)
oracle inscriptions of the Shang Dynasty (16th-11th century BC) on tortoiseshells or animal bones
to say goodbye / leave-taking / farewells
tactful expression / to politely decline
stern words
to decline gratefully
articulate / eloquent
to interpret the divinatory trigrams
literary auxiliary particle, comes at the beginning of a sentence
beautiful wordage / also written 麗詞|丽词
figure of speech
polite speech / diplomatic terms / rhetoric
figure of speech
one-sided words / prejudice / flattery
variant of 頌詞|颂词
to decline with sincere thanks
an excuse
equivocal speech / to use vague or ambiguous language
refutation / incoherent speech
to interpret the divinatory trigrams
an elegy / elegiac words
humble expression for generous donation
short speech given in proposing a toast
don't let rhetoric spoil the message (idiom); don't get carried away with flowery speech to the detriment of what you want to say
see 送灶
variant of 悼詞|悼词
flattering words
dirge / lament
to resign (a position)
left speechless by sth perfect (idiom)
to startle sb with scary tale
humble expression for generous gift
pocket dictionary
to speak forcefully and with justice (idiom); to argue with the courage of one's convictions / also written 振振有詞|振振有词
to send a message
variant of 冗詞|冗词

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