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重足屏息
Pinyin
chóng zú bǐng xī
Explanation
Meaning
指畏惧之甚。
Context
宋·叶適《法度总论二》:“魏武虽严科条,审律令,以重足屏息操制群下,而截然使人各得自尽以行其职守者犹在也。”
Example
令人不幸邻于虎,避之万不可得,则奋梃当关,与虎争一旦之命耳。~,以胥虎之人,诫毋撄虎,以翼虎之见哀,是赵豹之智也。 ◎清·周树槐《赵孝成王论》
 
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