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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
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
words / expression / what one says
to ask sb to resign from a post
to die / to depart from the world forever
language / words
humble words / self-deprecatory expression / to modestly decline
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.
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)
oracle inscriptions of the Shang Dynasty (16th-11th century BC) on tortoiseshells or animal bones
tactful expression / to politely decline
stern words
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
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
short speech given in proposing a toast
variant of 悼詞|悼词
flattering words
dirge / lament
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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