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English Definitionto cower; to flinch; to quail; to recoil
Traditional Script畏縮
Simplified Script畏缩
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄨㄟˋ ㄙㄨㄛ
Cantonese (Jyutping)wai3suk1
Part of Speech(动) verb
Word Decomposition
wèito fear
suōto withdraw; to pull back; to contract; to shrink; to reduce; abbreviation

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
畏懼wèijùto fear; to dread; foreboding
畏友wèiyǒurevered friend
畏忌wèijìto be arrested by fear; restraint; scruple
畏罪wèizuìto dread punishment; afraid of being arrested for a crime
畏途wèitúdangerous road; (fig.) perilous or intimidating undertaking
Words With Same Tail Word    
壓縮yāsuōto compress; compression
收縮shōusuōto pull back; to shrink; to contract; (physiology) systole
緊縮jǐnsuō(economics) to reduce; to curtail; to cut back; to tighten; austerity; tightening; crunch
萎縮wěisuōto wither; to dry up (of a plant); to atrophy (of muscle, social custom etc)
伸縮shēnsuōto lengthen and shorten; flexible; adjustable; retractable; extensible; telescoping (collapsible)
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