Horstman China Lexicon #1
These are the first 24 terms that we need to know for the test on Wed.
an outline, esp. one representing or bounding the shape or form of something
not discovered or known about; uncertain
to keep from being seen; conceal
of, relating to, or denoting a region or climate characterized by mild temperatures.
a thing with distinct and independent existence
a system or organization in which people or groups are ranked one above the other according to status or authority.
able to be defended with logic or justification
of, relating to, or denoting the later part of the Stone Age, when ground or polished stone weapons and implements prevailed.
(of a person or their views, esp. religious or political ones, or other beliefs or practices) conforming to what is generally or traditionally accepted as right or true; established and approved
the year or place in which wine, esp. wine of high quality, was produced
the time that something of quality was produced
relating to or characteristic of a member of a people having no permanent abode, and who travel from place to place to find fresh pasture for their livestock
preoccupy or fill the mind of (someone) continually, intrusively, and to a troubling extent
a person or state that pays tribute to another state or ruler
a person or country in a subordinate position to another
according to, resembling, or denoting the system of feudalism
absurdly outdated or old-fashioned
existing in thought or as an idea but not having a physical or concrete existence
the highest class in certain societies, esp. those holding hereditary titles or offices
the state of being responsible for something, esp. by law
(of power or a ruling body) unrestrained and autocratic in the use of authority
gold or silver in bulk before coining, or valued by weight.
ornamental braid or trimming made with twists of gold or silver thread.
take (a possession, esp. land) as a penalty and give it to the public treasury
reinforce or strengthen (one's position or power)
regard or represent as being of little worth
figurative completely overcome or helpless, esp. with illness, distress, or exhaustion
significant purely in terms of what is being represented or implied