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(saying) resemble a smile yet not smile似笑非笑 [si4 xiao4 fei1 xiao4]
(set phrase) to take adversity with a smile; gladly endure hardships for a noble cause甘之如飴 [gan1 zhi1 ru2 yi2]
(set phrase) to take adversity with a smile; gladly endure hardships for a noble cause甘之如饴 [gan1 zhi1 ru2 yi2]
bitter and astringent, pained, agonized苦涩 [ku3 se4]
bitter and astringent, pained, agonized苦澀 [ku3 se4]
bitter cold, severe winter严寒 [yan2 han2]
bitter cold, severe winter嚴寒 [yan2 han2]
bitter fighting, a violent battle鏖战 [ao2 zhan4]
bitter fighting, a violent battle鏖戰 [ao2 zhan4]
bitter hatred, hatred that cuts to the bone切骨之仇 [qie4 gu3 zhi1 chou2]
bitter melon (bitter gourd, balsam pear, balsam apple, leprosy gourd, bitter cucumber)苦瓜 [ku3 gua1]
bitter smile惨笑 [can3 xiao4]
bitter smile慘笑 [can3 xiao4]
bitter taste in wine, rich, full flavoured醰 [tan2]
bitter taste, bitterness苦味 [ku3 wei4]
bitter, desperate惨烈 [can3 lie4]
bitter, desperate慘烈 [can3 lie4]
bitter, harsh, grim, ruthless, severe, cut-throat (competition)严酷 [yan2 ku4]
bitter, harsh, grim, ruthless, severe, cut-throat (competition)嚴酷 [yan2 ku4]
bitter, intensely, miserable, painful苦 [ku3]
bitter, painful, deeply distressed惨痛 [can3 tong4]
bitter, painful, deeply distressed慘痛 [can3 tong4]
cannot help laughing, unable to restrain a smile忍俊不禁 [ren3 jun4 bu4 jin1]
evil smile, sinister smile奸笑 [jian1 xiao4]
grief, remorse, deep in sorrow, bitter (anguish), profound (condolences)沉痛 [chen2 tong4]
keenly felt pain, bitter anguish切肤之痛 [qie4 fu1 zhi1 tong4]
keenly felt pain, bitter anguish切膚之痛 [qie4 fu1 zhi1 tong4]
laugh, smile,笑 [xiao4]
pungent (taste), bitter, fig. sad, miserable辛酸 [xin1 suan1]
smile哂 [shen3]
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