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PinYin qī qiào shēng yān    Simplified 七窍生烟    Traditional 七竅生煙
  1. lit. spouting smoke through the seven orifices (idiom)
  2. fig. to seethe with anger

Chinese meanings
  1. qīqīàoshēngyān
    形容气愤之极,好像耳目口鼻都冒火。

Chinese meanings
  1. qī qiào shēng yān
    【近义】愤然作色、怒形于色
    【反义】心平气和
    【释义】七窍:口和两眼、两耳、两鼻孔。气愤得好象耳目口鼻都要冒出火来。形容气愤到极点。
    【出处】清·黄小配《廿载繁华梦》第三回:“说罢,悻悻然转出来。把邓氏气得七窍生烟,觉得脑中一涌,喉里作动,旋吐出鲜血来。”

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