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雕琢
Simplified 雕琢
Traditional 彫琢
Pin Yin
diao1 zhuo2
English
  • to sculpt
  • to carve (jade)
  • ornate artwork
  • overly elaborate prose
Examples:
1. 凯瑟琳从未见过这样仪表堂堂的人――雕琢得这样精巧,这样清秀完美。
Catherine had never seen such features-so delicate, so chiselled and finished.
2. 他是一颗未经雕琢的钻石。
He is a diamond in the rough.
3. 他一定要刻意雕琢,力求明白。
He must underline and make heavily explicit.
4. 他的句子精心雕琢,用词讲究对仗,好用废字,华丽的字。
He used elaborate sentences, carefully balanced, and obsolete, resplendent words.
5. 他的文章不事雕琢,自然质朴。
His articles are natural and without embellishment.
6. 他的作品非常朴素,完全没有任何的文学雕琢
His writings are very plain, entirely devoid of any literary ornament.
7. 坡的诗也常被人贬为雕琢
Mechanical is a word often applied to Poe's poetry.
8. 快乐的时光(灵光显现),虽写得略嫌雕琢,不过完全是出于同情,没有一点感伤的意味。
The moments of joy-epiphanies-are a little contrived, but grow out of an authentic tenderness which has nothing to do with sentimentality.
9. 雕塑家正在雕琢一尊雕像。
The sculptor was at work chiseling a statue.
10. 这些诗把南方写得不够确实,而且有一点过于雕琢
These poems particularized about the South with not enough precision, and generalized a little too rhetorically.