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Chengyu
咬牙切齿
Pinyin
yǎo yá qiè chǐ
English
gnash the teeth (in anger or hatred)
Explanation
Meaning
切齿:咬紧牙齿,表示痛恨。形容极端仇视或痛恨。也形容把某种情绪或感觉竭力抑制住。
Context
元·孙仲章《勘头巾》第二折:“为甚事咬牙切齿,諕的犯罪人面色如金纸。”
Example
只见水军头领早把张清解来。众多兄弟都被他打伤,~,尽要来杀张清。 ◎明·施耐庵《水浒传》第七十回
Synonyms
恨之入骨、痛心疾首、深恶痛绝
Antonyms
笑容可掬
Grammar
联合式;作谓语、定语、状语;含贬义
 
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