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威武不屈
Pinyin
wēi wǔ bù qū
English
remain unyielding in the face of brutal force
Explanation
Meaning
威武:权势,武力;屈:屈服。强暴的压力不能使之屈服。表示坚贞顽强。
Context
《孟子·滕文公下》:“富贵不能淫,贫贱不能移,威武不能屈。此之大丈夫。”
Synonyms
坚贞不屈、宁死不屈
Antonyms
奴颜婢膝、奴颜媚骨
Grammar
联合式;作谓语、宾语;含褒义
 
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