zāo

ㄗㄠ ㄊㄚˋ

ruined/bad + to step on

to waste, to defile, to abuse, to insult, to defile, to trample on, to wreck, also pr. [zao1 ta5]

xiāo

ㄒㄧㄠ ㄙㄜˋ

surname Xiao + harp

to rustle in the air, to rustle, to sough, bleak, desolate, chilly

zhǒng zhàng

ㄓㄨㄥˇ ㄓㄤˋ

swell + dropsical

swelling, oedema, internal bruising

liǎn hóng zi

ㄌㄧㄢˇ ㄏㄨㄥˊ ㄅㄛˊ ㄗ˙ ㄘㄨ

face + red + neck + son + coarse

red in the face, extremely angry

xiān

ㄒㄧㄢ ㄑㄧˇ

to lift + rise

to lift, to raise in height, to begin, upsurge, to set off (a campaign)

duō

ㄒㄩˇ ㄉㄨㄛ

allow + many

many, a lot of, much

zhě

ㄐㄧˋ ㄓㄜˇ

remember + person

reporter, journalist, CL:個|个[ge4]

xùn chì

ㄒㄩㄣˋ ㄔˋ

instruction + reprimand

to reprimand, to rebuke, to berate, stern criticism

jiě tuō

ㄐㄧㄝˇ ㄊㄨㄛ

solve + undress

relief, to free oneself, to break away from, to extricate oneself, to relieve, to liberate, to emancipate, free, relieved

jiǎo luò

ㄐㄧㄠˇ ㄌㄨㄛˋ

angle + fall

nook, corner

jué

ㄐㄧㄠˇ ㄙㄜˋ

angle + colour

role, character in a novel, persona, also pr. [jiao3 se4]

shí

ㄏㄜˊ ㄕˊ

core + real

to verify, also written 核實|核实