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[劍拔弩張] jiànbánǔzhāng lit. with swords drawn and bows bent (idiom); fig. a state of mutual hostility
at daggers drawn

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        jiàn, [劍]/[劒], double-edged sword/CL:口[kǒu],把[bǎ]/classifier for blows of a sword, variant of 劍...
        Jiànqiáo, [劍橋], Cambridge
        bǎojiàn, [寶劍], (double-edged) sword/CL:把[bǎ],方[fāng]
        jiànshù, [劍術], fencing
        
        jījiàn, [擊劍], fencing (sport)
        jiànkè, [劍客], fencer (i.e. sportsman involved in fencing)
        
        jiànbánǔzhāng, [劍拔弩張], lit. with swords drawn and bows bent (idiom); fig. a state of mutual hostility/a...
        duǎnjiàn, [短劍], dagger
        
齿         jiànchǐhǔ, [劍齒虎], saber-toothed tiger
        lìjiàn, [利劍], sharp sword
        shuāngrènjiàn, [雙刃劍], double-edged sword (both lit. and fig.)
        
        
        
        chúnqiāngshéjiàn, [唇槍舌劍], fight a battle of words/cross verbal swords
        pèijiàn, [佩劍], saber
        
        jiàndào, [劍道], kendō (sports)
        
        mùjiàn, [木劍], wooden sword
        
        
        
        
        
        wǔjiàn, [舞劍], to perform a sword-dance
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        shàngfāngbǎojiàn, [尚方寶劍], variant of 尚方劍|尚方剑[shàng fāng jiàn]/imperial sword (giving bearer arbitrary powe...
        
        
        
        
        zhòngjiàn, [重劍], épée (fencing)
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        jiànbǐng, [劍柄], sword hilt
        
        
        
        jiànshēn, [劍身], sword blade
        
        
        huājiàn, [花劍], foil (fencing)
        
        

        bá, to pull up/to pull out/to draw out by suction/to select/to pick/to stand out (ab...
        bádiào, to pluck/to pull off/to pull out/to unplug
        xuǎnbá, [選拔], to select the best
        tíbá, to promote to a higher job/to select for promotion
        chūlèibácuì, [出類拔萃], to excel the common (idiom); surpassing/preeminent/outstanding
        zìbá, to free oneself/to extricate oneself from a difficult situation
        hǎibá, height above sea level/elevation
        
        
        
        jiànbánǔzhāng, [劍拔弩張], lit. with swords drawn and bows bent (idiom); fig. a state of mutual hostility/a...
        báhé, tug-of-war/to take part in a tug-of-war
        báyá, to extract a tooth
        tǐngbá, tall and straight
        jiānrènbùbá, [堅韌不拔], firm and indomitable (idiom); tenacious and unyielding
        bátuǐ, to break into a run
        
        báchú, to pull out/to remove
        bágāo, to raise (one's voice)/to overrate/to build up/to stand out/outstanding
        
        kāibá, [開拔], to set out (of troops)/departure/start date (of military expedition)
        báyíng, [拔營], to strike camp
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        bájiān, top-notch (colloquial)/to push oneself to the front
        
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        jiānrěnbùbá, [堅忍不拔], fortitude
        
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        nǔ, cross-bow
        jiànbánǔzhāng, [劍拔弩張], lit. with swords drawn and bows bent (idiom); fig. a state of mutual hostility/a...
        
        qiángnǔzhīmò, [強弩之末], lit. an arrow at the end of its flight (idiom)/fig. spent force

        Zhāng/zhāng, [張], surname Zhang, to open up/to spread/sheet of paper/classifier for flat objects, ...
        jǐnzhāng, [緊張], nervous/keyed up/intense/tense/strained/in short supply/scarce/CL:陣|阵[zhèn]
        kuāzhāng, [誇張], to exaggerate/overstated/exaggerated/hyperbole/(coll.) excessive/extreme/ridicul...
        zhāngkāi, [張開], to open up/to spread/to extend
        kāizhāng, [開張], to open a business/first transaction of a business day
        zhǔzhāng, [主張], to advocate/to stand for/view/position/stand/proposition/viewpoint/assertion/CL:...
        shēnzhāng, [伸張], to uphold (e.g. justice or virtue)/to promote
        xūzhāngshēngshì, [虛張聲勢], (false) bravado/to bluff
        kuòzhāng, [擴張], expansion/dilation/to expand (e.g. one's power or influence)/to broaden
        huāngzhāng, [慌張], confused/flustered
        ZhāngYáng/zhāngyáng, [張揚], Zhang Yang (1967-), PRC film director and screenwriter, to publicize/to make kno...
        zhǐzhāng, [紙張], paper
        zìzuòzhǔzhāng, [自作主張], to think for oneself and act accordingly (idiom); to act on one's own initiative
        xiāozhāng, [囂張], rampant/unbridled/arrogant/aggressive
        shēngzhāng, [聲張], to make public/to disclose
        zhānglì, [張力], tension
        zhāngtiē, [張貼], to post (a notice)/to advertise
        
        zhāngwàng, [張望], to look around/to peep (through a crack)/to peer at/to throw a look at
        zhāngkǒu, [張口], to gape/to yawn/to open one's mouth/to start speaking/to talk carelessly/to talk...
        
        
        míngmùzhāngdǎn, [明目張膽], openly and without fear/brazenly
        Zhāngbólún, [張伯倫], Chamberlain
        dàzhāngqígǔ, [大張旗鼓], with great fanfare
        zhāngluo, [張羅], to take care of/to raise money/to attend to (guests, customers etc)
        jiànbánǔzhāng, [劍拔弩張], lit. with swords drawn and bows bent (idiom); fig. a state of mutual hostility/a...
        
        
        zhāngyáwǔzhǎo, [張牙舞爪], to bare fangs and brandish claws (idiom); to make threatening gestures
        
西         dōngzhāngxīwàng, [東張西望], to look in all directions (idiom)/to glance around
        
        pūzhāng, [鋪張], ostentation/extravagance
        
        guāizhāng, [乖張], recalcitrant/unreasonable/peevish
        
        huānghuāngzhāngzhāng, [慌慌張張], helter-skelter
        
        
        shūzhāng, [舒張], relaxation and dilatation/diastole (physiology)
        
        
        
        pūzhānglàngfèi, [鋪張浪費], extravagance and waste (idiom)
        
        
        
        
        
        
        ZhāngsānLǐsì, [張三李四], Zhang and Li (idiom); Zhang with tight trousers and Li with wide hat/Tom, Dick a...
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        xiāozhāngqìyàn, [囂張氣焰], overweening attitude/threatening manner
        
        
        
        
        
        
        zhāngchí, [張弛], tension and relaxation
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        biǎomiànzhānglì, [表面張力], surface tension
        
        
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        ZhāngFēi, [張飛], Zhang Fei (168-221), general of Shu and blood-brother of Liu Bei in Romance of t...
        
        
        
        zhāngdēngjiécǎi, [張燈結彩], to be decorated with lanterns and colored banners (idiom)
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        ZhāngChúnrú, [張純如], Iris Chang (1968-2004), Chinese American historian and author of the Rape of Nan...
        ZhāngBózhī, [張柏芝], Cecilia Cheung (1980-), Hong Kong actress and pop singer
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
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        ZhāngYìmóu, [張藝謀], Zhang Yimou (1950-), PRC film director
        

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