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磊磊
stony, many stones (formal)
lĕilĕi
张望
to peep
to look around/head
zhāngwàng
木屐
clogs
mùjī
to slip on, cover
to put around
tào
to prop up
to hold open
chēng
傍晚
evening, dusk, nightfall
bàngwăn
嵚崟
of height of mountains (formal)
qīnyín
to accumulate, amass
to emit, give off
mào
巷子
narrow alley
xiàngzi
时分
when
shífèn
sudden(ly), abrupt(ly)
zhà
沉静
quiet, calm, serene
chénjìng
灰蒙蒙
overcast, gloomy
huīmēngmēng
寒意
a nip in the air, chilliness
hányì
to pierce
biān
going so far as to
unexpectedly
jìng
油纸
oilpaper
yóuzhĭ
敌不住
to be no match for
díbuzhù
棉袍
cotton robe or gown
mián páo
mw: cotton robes
to cover with a lid or sheet
zhào
打寒噤
to shiver from the cold
dă hánjìn
to drip
to leak
leak, leakage
to divulge, leak (fig.)
lòu
脖子
neck
bózi
不由得
can’t help doing sth, to cannot but
bùyóude
光秃秃
barren, bare, stark
bald
guāngtūtū
lame
to be lame, to limp
qué
蹒跚
to walk haltingly, to stumble, hobble
pánshān
远近
far and near
distance
yuănjìn
踅回
to come/go back
to turn back halfway
xuéhuí
片刻
brief moment, an instant
piànkè
伫立
to stand still and wait (formal)
zhùlì
hoarse
shā
roof tile
to publish (in a newspaper)
dēng
学人
scholar
xuérén
教书
to teach school
jiāoshū
心得
what one has learnt
personal thoughts/feelings
xīndé
喘气
to breathe deeply
to pant, gasp
chuănqì
to collide with, strike with force
zhuàng
中央
centre, middle
central authorities
zhōngyāng
钞票
banknote
chāopiào
to tie (into a bundle)
手绢
handkerchief
shŏujuàn
不得了
terrible, desperately serious
bùdéliăo
嘱咐
to advise and urge, exhort
zhǔfù
隐隐
indistinct, faint
yĭnyĭn
隔壁
next door
gébì
打麻将
to play mah-jong
dă májiàng
plank bed
积年
for many years, for a long time (formal)
jīnián
潮湿
damp, humid, moist
cháoshī
cushion
diàn
径直
straight, straightaway, directly
jìngzhí
使劲
to use/apply (greater) force
with all one’s might
shĭjìn
不堪
can’t bear/stand to
utterly, extremely (follows adj.)
bùkān
残破
broken
dilapidated
cánpò
年久失修
worn down over the years without repair, in a dilapidated condition
niánjiǔ shīxiū
to occupy, seize
日据时代
Japanese occupation
Rìjù shídài
mw: buildings
dòng
揉搓
to rub with the hands (dia.)
róucuo
to perch, rest (birds)
to live, dwell
to come across
féng
棉絮
cotton
cotton stuffing
miánxù
七横八竖
every which way
qī héng bā shù
pile, stack
duī
脱落
to come off, fall off (parts, attachments)
tuōluò
different, unusual
a strand of
a stream of
统统
all, wholly, entirely
tŏngtŏng
褴褛
shabby, tattered (formal)
lánlü(3)
沙发
sofa
shāfā
茶几
small side table, coffee table
chájī
书桌(儿)
writing desk
shūzhuō(r)
rotten, spoiled, off
堆积
to pile/heap up
duījī
简陋
simple and crude, humble (of house, furniture, facilities)
jiănlòu
mould, mildew
méi
学者
man of learning, savant
xuézhĕ
名流
celebrity, distinguished person
míngliú
several-, –something, -odd (after large number)
缺席
to miss a conference, meeting, appointment etc
quēxí
to seal
fēng
牛皮
cowhide, leather
niúpí
兴会
sudden flash of inspiration, brainwave
xìnghuì
学术
academic (adj.)
xuéshù
演讲
to give a lecture or speech
address, discourse
yănjiăng
权威
authority
authoritative
quánwēi
研究院
research institute
yánjiūyuàn
武侠小说(儿)
martial arts novel
wǔxiá xiăoshuō(r)
to bump into, collide with
pèng
发脾气
to lose one’s temper
fā píqi
着实
really, indeed
severely, harshly
zhuóshí
惆怅
melancholy, regretful
chóuchàng
strong fragrance or aroma (formal)
xīn
亲自
personally, in person
qīnzì
接风
to give dinner for a friend from afar
jiēfēng
饯行
to give a farewell dinner
jiànxíng
捣蛋
to make trouble, to monkey around
dăodàn
无可奈何
to have no alternative/no way out but to
powerless, helpless
wú kĕ nài hé

硕(大)
large
shuò(dà)
目送
to follow sb with one’s eyes
mùsòng
便饭
informal dinner, simple meal
biànfàn
私房钱
personal savings unknown or unavailable to other family members
sīfángqián
头子
chief, boss (inf.)
tóuzi
封锁
to seal/close off, to blockade
fēngsuŏ
经济封锁
economic blockade
to cut off all financial/commercial relations
jīngjì fēngsuŏ
...把
used after numbers to express approximation
...bă
烟斗
tobacco pipe
yāndŏu
从容不迫
calm, unhurried, leisurely
cóngróngbúpò
应对
to answer readily
yìngduì
honest and respectful (formal)
xún
儒雅
learned, refined and cultured
rúyă
酒酣耳热
warmed with alcohol
jiǔhān ĕrrè
to hold
chí
雪亮
bright as snow
xuĕliàng
水泄不通
to be watertight
not even a drop of water could trickle out (fig.)
shuĭxièbùtōng
闲人
sb with nothing to do
xiánrén
报社
press office
bàoshè
stove, furnace
政府官员
government official
zhèngfǔ guānyuán
陷落
to cave in, sink into
to be immersed in
to be occupied
xiànluò
晓得
to know, be aware of
xiăode
肃然起敬
to register profound respect
sùrán qĭjìng
风范
poise, demeanour, manner
fēngfàn
淳厚/醇厚
mellow, full-bodied (wine)
simple and kind
chúnhòu
to jostle
to hold/grasp/have in one’s hand
zhí

温文尔雅
gentle and cultivated, refined and graceful
wēnwénĕryă
岁月
years
suìyuè
to dry in the sun
shài
与会
to participate in a conference (formal)
yŭhuì
否决
to overrule, veto, reject
fŏujué
to stew
dùn
pile, stack
dié
to pinch, hold with the fingers
niē
to get rid of, expel
bìng
to paste/stick on
tiē
seat
膏药
poultice
gāoyào
to limp
guăi
作痛
to cause pain, to hurt
zuòtòng
淅沥
sound of light wind or rain (onomato.)
xīlì
关节
joints (body)
guānjié
诗集
anthology
shījí