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当之无愧
Pinyin
dāng zhī wú kuì
English
fully deserve (an honor, a title etc.)
Explanation
Meaning
无愧:毫无愧色。当得起某种称号或荣誉,无须感到惭愧。
Context
宋·欧阳修《回丁判官书》:“夫人有厚己而自如者,恃其中有所以当之而不愧也。”
Example
尊翁一生,清慎勤三字,可~。 ◎高阳《清宫外史》上册
Synonyms
名副其实、名不虚传、受之无愧
Antonyms
名不副实、虚有其表、当之有愧
Grammar
主谓式;作谓语、定语;含褒义
 
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