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The Repairer of Reputations

名誉挽回mei.yo.ban.kai Literally: name – honor – grind – revolve Alternately: Regaining trust, reputation, or fame that has been lost. Notes: This is a compound of compounds; 名誉 is “prestige,” while 挽回 is “restoration.” As such, one can express the same … Continue reading

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The natural state of heroes

疲労困憊 hi.rou.kon.pai Literally: tire(d) – labor – distress – fatigue Alternately: Complete and utter exhaustion. As tired as one can be. Notes: This is another compound of redundant terms for emphasis: both 疲労 and 困憊 mean “exhaustion,” “fatigue,” “weariness.” I … Continue reading

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