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to have to / must / compulsory / necessarily
key information / instructions / it must be borne in mind
beard / CL: , 綹|绺
  *须* | 须* | *须
must / to have to / to wait
  *须* | 须* | *须
beard / mustache / feeler (of an insect etc) / tassel
tentacles / feelers / antennae
there is no need / why should
man or men (formal)
hair and beard
fibrous roots
to smooth whiskers and pat a horse's bottom (idiom); to use flatter to get what one wants / to toady / boot-licking
Yokosuka (port and navy base in the Tokyo bay)
asparagus / (Tw) young shoots of the chayote vine 佛手瓜
must / have to
feelers (zoology) / tassel (botany)
Mt Meru or Sumeru, sacred mountain in Buddhist and Jain tradition / Mt Xumi in Guyuan 固原, Ningxia, with many Buddhist cave statues
lit. to stroke the tiger's whiskers / to do sth very daring
in a flash / in a jiffy
baleen whale / Mysticeti
see 老生
whiskers / mustache
hematite Fe2O3
short period of time / a moment
shaving cream
(idiom) to compare favorably with men in terms of ability, bravery etc / to be a match for men / lit. not conceding to men (beard and eyebrows)
(Beijing dialect) intact / in one piece
mustache shaped like character
shaver / razor
Four great beards of Beijing opera, namely: Ma Lianliang 馬連良|马连良, Tan Fuying 譚富英|谭富英, Yang Baosen 楊寶森|杨宝森, Xi Xiaobo 奚嘯伯|奚啸伯
woman with a manly spirit
bushman (African ethnic group)
(bird species of China) bearded reedling (Panurus biarmicus)
Yokosuka city and US naval base to the west of Yokohama, Japan
need not / not obliged to / not necessarily
Although the peony is beautiful, it depends entirely on help from the green leaves (idiom). However brilliant you may be, you can't do anything without support from others.
groundless; baseless
to grow a beard as a symbol of one's determination (as Mei Lanfang 梅蘭芳|梅兰芳 growing a beard and refusing to perform for the Japanese)
(bird species of China) blue-bearded bee-eater (Nyctyornis athertoni)
lit. whoever hung the bell on the tiger's neck must untie it (idiom) / fig. whoever started the trouble should end it
Mt Meru or Sumeru, sacred mountain in Buddhist and Jain tradition / Mt Xumi in Guyuan 固原, Ningxia, with many Buddhist cave statues
beard / whiskers
(bird species of China) whiskered tern (Chlidonias hybrida)
dragon's beard candy, a Chinese confection made from floured taffy pulled into flossy strands

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