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阋墙御侮
Pinyin
xì qiáng yù wǔ
Explanation
Meaning
阋:争吵;阋墙:兄弟相争于内;御侮:抵御外敌。比喻虽有内部争吵,仍能一致对外。
Context
《诗经·小雅·棠棣》:“兄弟阋于墙,外御其务(侮)。每有良朋,烝也无戎。”
Example
凡我国民,务念~之忠言,懔同室操戈之大戒,折衷真理,互相提携,忍此小嫌,同扶大局。 ◎蔡东藩、许廑父《民国演义》第一二回
 
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