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射像止啼
Pinyin
shè xiàng zhǐ tí
Explanation
Meaning
比喻威名远震,使人畏服。
Context
《汉书·酷吏传·郅都》:“匈奴至为偶人象都(郅都),令骑驰射,莫能中,其见惮如此。此为射像事。”《新唐书·郝玼传》:“虏大畏,道其名,以怖啼。”此为止啼事。后遂合用以为典实。
 
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