侯marquis; nobleman or high official
剔pick meat from bones; clean with a pointed instrument
咽swallow; hold back words or anger and not let it out.
宫imperial palace; the first note in ancient Chinese music, equivalent to "doe"
宴entertain somebody at a feast; ease and comfort
标uppermost point of a tree; minor aspect
栗chestnut tree; nut of this tree
盈be full of; have a surplus of
砖handy-sized unit of building material, made from moist clay baked in a kiln, gen. in the shape of a rectangular or square block; brick-shaped things
络net-like things; subsidiary channels in the human body through which vital energy, blood and nutriment circulate
腊the ancient practice of sacrifices to the gods in the twelfth month of the lunar year; the twelfth lunar month
袭make a surprise attack/assault on; copy
褐coarse cloth or clothing; brown
阀a powerful person or family; valve
骆white horse with a black mane, mentioned in ancient Chinese texts; a surname
批reply officially to a petition; slap