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English Definitionardent; intense; fierce; stern; upright; to give one's life for a noble cause; exploits; achievements
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(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo) ㄌㄧㄝˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)lit6

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烈火lièhuǒraging inferno; blaze
烈日lièrìscorching sun; Liege, town in Belgium
烈女liènǚa woman who dies fighting for her honor or follows her husband in death
烈属lièshǔfamily or dependents of martyr (in PRC, esp. revolutionary martyr)
Words With Same Tail Word    
强烈qiánglièintense; (violently) strong
热烈rèlièenthusiastic; ardent; warm
激烈jīlièintense; acute; fierce
猛烈měnglièfierce; violent (criticism etc)
剧烈jùlièviolent; acute; severe; fierce
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