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畏葸不前
Pinyin
wèi xǐ bù qián
Explanation
Meaning
畏惧退缩,不敢前进。
Context
宋·魏泰《东轩笔录》:“唐介始弹张尧佐,谏官皆上疏,及弹文彦博,则吴奎畏葸不前,当时谓拽动阵前。”
Example
在困难面前~,不是我们的作风。
Synonyms
胆战心惊、望而却步
Antonyms
无所畏惧、勇往直前
Grammar
偏正式;作谓语、宾语、定语;含贬义
 
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