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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 resign
  *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 (of Chinese compound words) / also written 詞典|词典 / CL: ,
to resign / to quit
dictionary / encyclopedia
not to be shirked without dishonor (idiom) / incumbent / bounden (duty)
to dismiss / to discharge / to fire
excuse / pretext / entreaties / arguments
wording / way of expressing something / turn of phrase / diction
words / expression / what one says
(written) resignation
Chu Ci, the Songs of Chu (ancient book of poems, collected during Han but esp. from country of Chu c. 500 BC)
to quit one's job (without having another one)
to quit (one's job) / to dismiss (an employee)
Cihai, an encyclopedic dictionary first published in 1915, and frequently revised
to die / to depart this life (euphemism) / same as 去世
to say goodbye / to take one's leave
to decline (an appointment, invitation etc)
to ask sb to resign from a post
to say goodbye / leave-taking / farewells
term of respect / honorific title / honorific (in grammar)
to admit responsibility and resign
to resign a government post
to make nothing of hardships
one-sided words / prejudice / flattery
flattering words
to leave without saying good-bye
language / words
to speak forcibly out of a sense of righteousness (idiom)
to die / to depart from the world forever
stern words
to take leave
variant of 頌詞|颂词
cannot escape censure (idiom) / has to bear the blame
beautiful wordage / also written 麗詞|丽词
figure of speech
to spare no effort
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
polite speech / diplomatic terms / rhetoric
poetry and prose / rhetoric
humble words / self-deprecatory expression / to modestly decline
articulate / eloquent
not to refuse to (idiom) / not to hesitate to
figure of speech
to decline with sincere thanks
oracle inscriptions of the Shang Dynasty (16th-11th century BC) on tortoiseshells or animal bones
to interpret the divinatory trigrams
an elegy / elegiac words
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.
ten thousand deaths will not prevent me (idiom); ready to risk life and limb to help out
to decline gratefully
literary auxiliary particle, comes at the beginning of a sentence
to interpret the divinatory trigrams
variant of 悼詞|悼词
an excuse
see 送灶
equivocal speech / to use vague or ambiguous language
humble expression for generous donation
refutation / incoherent speech
tactful expression / to politely decline
dirge / lament
left speechless by sth perfect (idiom)
pocket dictionary
great release of talk (idiom); to spout nonsense
to startle sb with scary tale
to resign (a position)
humble expression for generous gift
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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