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Chengyu
味同嚼蜡
Pinyin
wèi tóng jiáo cù
English
(of writing, conversation etc.) insipid
Explanation
Meaning
象吃蜡一样,没有一点儿味。形容语言或文章枯燥无味。
Context
《楞严经》卷八:“当横陈时,味同嚼醋。”
Example
但世人一见了功名,便舍着性命去求他,及至到手之后,~。 ◎清·吴敬梓《儒林外史》第一回
Synonyms
平淡无味、兴味索然
Antonyms
饶有风趣、妙语连珠
Grammar
主谓式;作谓语;含贬义
 
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