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mángcìzàibèi feeling brambles and thorns in one's back (idiom)
uneasy and nervous
to be on pins and needles

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        guāngmáng, rays of light/brilliant rays/radiance
        mángguǒ, mango
        máng, awn (of cereals)/arista (of grain)/tip (of a blade)/Miscanthus sinensis (type of...
        
        fēngmáng, [鋒芒], tip (of pencil, spear etc)/sharp point/cutting edge/spearhead/vanguard
        fēngmángbìlù, [鋒芒畢露], to show off one's ability
        
        mángcìzàibèi, feeling brambles and thorns in one's back (idiom)/uneasy and nervous/to be on pi...
        
        
        
        
        chūlùfēngmáng, [初露鋒芒], first sign of budding talent/to display one's ability for the first time
        
        
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        cī/cì, (onom.) whoosh, thorn/sting/thrust/to prick/to pierce/to stab/to assassinate/to ...
        cìjī, to provoke/to irritate/to upset/to stimulate/to excite/irritant
        fěngcì, [諷刺], to satirize/to mock/irony/satire/sarcasm
        cìshāng, [刺傷], to stab
        cìshā, [刺殺], to assassinate/(military) to fight with a bayonet/(baseball) to put out (a baser...
        cìkè, assassin/murderer
        chōngcì, [衝刺], to sprint/to spurt/to dash/big effort
        cìdāo, bayonet
        cìxiù, [刺繡], to embroider/embroidery
        cìěr, ear-piercing
        yùcì, to be attacked by an assassin
        cìyǎn, to dazzle/to offend the eyes/dazzling/harsh (light)/crude (colors)/unsightly
        cìzhòng, to hit with a piercing blow
        dàicì, [帶刺], thorn/to be barbed/sarcastic
穿         chuāncì, medical puncture to extract bodily fluid (a tap)/body piercing/puncture
        cìgǔ, piercing/cutting/bone-chilling/penetrating (cold)
        cìtàn, to pry into/to spy on/to probe into
        fěncì, acne/pimple/Acne vulgaris (medical term)
        xíngcì, to assassinate/to commit a murder
        cìwei, [刺蝟], hedgehog
        
        ròuzhōngcì, a thorn in one's flesh
        
        cìjīxìng, thrilling/exciting/stimulating/irritating/provocative/pungent/spicy
        yúcì, [魚刺], fishbone
        mángcìzàibèi, feeling brambles and thorns in one's back (idiom)/uneasy and nervous/to be on pi...
        dúcì, venomous sting
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        gǔcì, spur/bony outgrowth
        dàocì, barb/barbed tip (e.g. of fishhook)
        cìrtóu, [刺兒頭], an awkward person/a difficult person to deal with
        máocì, barb/whiskers
        cìjīsù, growth hormone
        cìbǎi, Chinese juniper

        zài, (located) at/(to be) in/to exist/in the middle of doing sth/(indicating an actio...
        xiànzài, [現在], now/at present/at the moment/modern/current/nowadays
        zhèngzài, in the process of (doing something or happening)/while (doing)
        cúnzài, to exist/to be/existence
        shízài, [實在], really/actually/indeed/true/real/honest/dependable/(philosophy) reality
        bùzàihu, not to care
        zàihu, to care about/equivalent of 在於|在于[zài yú]
        
        zàichǎng, [在場], to be present/to be on the scene
        zàiyú, [在於], to be in/to lie in/to consist in/to depend on/to rest with
        
        suǒzài, place/location/whereabouts/domicile/to be located/to belong to (organization etc...
        zàiyì, to care about/to mind
        chǔzài, [處在], to be situated at/to find oneself at
        zìzai, free/unrestrained/comfortable/at ease
        qiánzài, [潛在], hidden/potential/latent
        zàizuò, to be present
        nèizài, [內在], intrinsic/innate
        zàinèi, [在內], including
        wúchùbùzài, [無處不在], to be everywhere
        méngzàigǔlǐ, [矇在鼓裡]/[蒙在鼓裡], variant of 蒙在鼓裡|蒙在鼓里[méng zài gǔ lǐ], (lit.) kept inside a drum (idiom); complet...
        
        xīnbùzàiyān, absent-minded/preoccupied/inattentive/with one's thoughts wandering
        zàitáo, to be at large (of a criminal)
        zàishì, to be alive
        
        hézài, where?/what place?
        suǒzàidì, location/site
        gāogāozàishàng, set up on high (idiom); not in touch with reality/aloof and remote
        wēizàidànxī, in imminent peril (idiom)/on the brink of crisis
        zàiháng, to be adept at sth/to be an expert in a trade or profession
        
线         zàixiàn, [在線], online
        zìyóuzìzài, free and easy (idiom); carefree/leisurely
        
        
        jìnzàizhǐchǐ, to be almost within reach/to be close at hand
        zàibiān, [在編], to be on the regular payroll/to be on the permanent staff
        zàiwò, (figuratively) to hold in one's hands/to be within grasp
        wàizài, external/extrinsic
        zàilǐ, reasonable/sensible
        
        
        zàizhí, [在職], to be employed/to be in post/on-the-job
        zàisuǒnánmiǎn, [在所難免], to be unavoidable (idiom)
        pòzàiméijié, pressing in on one's eyelashes (idiom); imminent
        wúsuǒbùzài, [無所不在], omnipresent
        hǎozài, luckily/fortunately
        
        
        fàngzàiyǎnlǐ, [放在眼裡], to pay attention to/to care about/to attach importance to
        
        lìlìzàimù, [歷歷在目], vivid in one's mind (idiom)
        bùzàihuàxià, [不在話下], to be nothing difficult/to be a cinch
        
        zhǐzài, with the purpose of
        mǎnbùzàihu, [滿不在乎], not in the least concerned (idiom)/reckless/couldn't give a damn about it/unpert...
        
        
        
        xiāoyáozìzai, [逍遙自在], free and at leisure (idiom); unfettered/outside the reach of the law (of crimina...
        zàijí, near at hand/imminent/within sight
        zàixià, under/myself (humble)
        zàiyě, be out of (political) office/out of power
        
        
        yǒuyuēzàixiān, [有約在先], to have a prior engagement
        
        
        
        zàixiān, to come first/previous/prior/beforehand/first/formerly
        dàyǒurénzài, there are plenty of such people
        shìzàibìxíng, [勢在必行], circumstances require action (idiom); absolutely necessary/imperative
        
        
        
        zàisuǒbùcí, [在所不辭], under no circumstances decline to (idiom)/without hesitation/to have no reservat...
        
        
        shèzài, [設在], located at/set up in a particular location
        
        
        mángcìzàibèi, feeling brambles and thorns in one's back (idiom)/uneasy and nervous/to be on pi...
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        shìzàirénwéi, [事在人為], the matter depends on the individual (idiom); it is a matter for your own effort...
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        zàiwèi, on the throne/reigning (monarch)
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        

        bēi/bèi, [揹], variant of 背[bēi], to be burdened/to carry on the back or shoulder, the back of ...
        bèipàn, to betray
        bèihòu, [背後], behind/at the back/in the rear/behind sb's back
        bèijǐng, background/backdrop/context/CL:種|种[zhǒng]
        wéibèi, [違背], to violate/to be contrary to
        bēibāo, knapsack/rucksack/infantry pack/field pack/blanket roll/CL:個|个[gè]
        hòubèi, [後背], the back (human anatomy)/the back part of sth
        bèibù, back (rear part of the torso)/back (the area of a vertebrate animal's body on ei...
        bèimiàn, the back/the reverse side/the wrong side
        bèixīn, sleeveless garment (vest, waistcoat, singlet, tank top etc)/CL:件[jiàn]
        bēifù, [背負], to bear/to carry on one's back/to shoulder
        
        bèiqì, [背棄], abandon/desert/renounce
        bēihēiguō, [背黑鍋], to be made a scapegoat/to be unjustly blamed
        tuóbèi, [駝背], hunchbacked/stooping/hunchback
        bèisòng, [背誦], to recite/to repeat from memory
        
        bèidìli, [背地裡], behind sb's back
        bèidàoérchí, [背道而馳], to run in the opposite direction (idiom); to run counter to
        
        shǒubèi, back of the hand
        mǎbèi, [馬背], horseback
        bèixìnqìyì, [背信棄義], breaking faith and abandoning right (idiom); to betray/treachery/perfidy
        bèilí, [背離], to depart from/to deviate from/deviation
        bèiyǐng, rear view/figure seen from behind/view of the back (of a person or object)
        hànliújiābèi, [汗流浹背], to sweat profusely (idiom)/drenched in sweat
        bèijǐnglíxiāng, [背井離鄉], to leave one's native place, esp. against one's will (idiom)
        jǐbèi, back
        bēidài, [背帶], braces/suspenders/sling (for a rifle)/straps (for a knapsack)
        
        yǐbèi, the back of a chair
        bèijǐ, the back of the human body
        
        bèishuǐyīzhàn, [背水一戰], lit. fight with one's back to the river (idiom); fig. to fight to win or die
        bèikàobèi, back to back
        bèiguāng, to be in a poor light/to do sth with one's back to the light/to stand in one's o...
        
        
        bèishū, [背書], to repeat a lesson/to learn by heart/to endorse a check
        mángcìzàibèi, feeling brambles and thorns in one's back (idiom)/uneasy and nervous/to be on pi...
        chuíbèi, to massage sb's back by pounding it lightly with one's fists
        
        bèináng, backpack/knapsack/rucksack
        
        
        bèiqí, [背鰭], dorsal fin
        líxiāngbèijǐng, [離鄉背井], to live far from home (idiom)/away from one's native place/to leave for a foreig...
        
        dāobèi, back of the knife
        
        sǐjìyìngbèi, [死記硬背], to learn by rote/to mechanically memorize
        
        
        bēibāofú, to have a weight on one's mind/to take on a mental burden
        kàobèiyǐ, high-back chair

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