to exert oneself (bound form)

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昂奋 昂奮 ang2 fen4
buoyant; high-spirited; vigorous

发奋 發奮 fa1 fen4
to make an effort; to push for sth; to work hard

发奋图强 發奮圖強 fa1 fen4 tu2 qiang2
to make an effort to become strong (idiom); determined to do better; to pull one's socks up

发奋有为 發奮有為 fa1 fen4 you3 wei2
to prove one's worth through firm resolve (idiom)

反兴奋剂 反興奮劑 fan3 xing1 fen4 ji4
anti-doping; anti-stimulant; policy against drugs in sports

奋笔疾书 奮筆疾書 fen4 bi3 ji2 shu1
to write at a tremendous speed

奋不顾身 奮不顧身 fen4 bu4 gu4 shen1
to dash on bravely with no thought of personal safety (idiom); undaunted by dangers; regardless of perils

奋斗 奮鬥 fen4 dou4
to strive; to struggle

奋发 奮發 fen4 fa1
to rouse to vigorous action; energetic mood

奋发图强 奮發圖強 fen4 fa1 tu2 qiang2
to work energetically for prosperity (of the country)

奋飞 奮飛 fen4 fei1
to spread wings and fly

奋进 奮進 fen4 jin4
to advance bravely; to endeavor

奋进号 奮進號 fen4 jin4 hao4
space shuttle Endeavor

奋力 奮力 fen4 li4
to do everything one can; to spare no effort; to strive

奋袂 奮袂 fen4 mei4
to roll up one's sleeves for action

奋起 奮起 fen4 qi3
to rise vigorously; a spirited start

奋起湖 奮起湖 fen4 qi3 hu2
Fenchihu, town in Chiayi County, Taiwan

奋起直追 奮起直追 fen4 qi3 zhi2 zhui1
to catch up vigorously; to set off in hot pursuit

奋武扬威 奮武揚威 fen4 wu3 yang2 wei1
a show of strength

奋勇 奮勇 fen4 yong3
dauntless; to summon up courage and determination; using extreme force of will

奋战 奮戰 fen4 zhan4
to fight bravely; (fig.) to struggle; to work hard

感奋 感奮 gan3 fen4
moved and inspired; fired with enthusiasm

孤军奋战 孤軍奮戰 gu1 jun1 fen4 zhan4
lit. lone army putting up a brave fight (idiom); fig. (of a person or group of people) struggling hard without support

激奋 激奮 ji1 fen4
aroused; excited

艰苦奋斗 艱苦奮鬥 jian1 ku3 fen4 dou4
to struggle arduously

亢奋 亢奮 kang4 fen4
excited; stimulated

令人振奋 令人振奮 ling4 ren2 zhen4 fen4
inspiring; exciting; rousing

勤奋 勤奮 qin2 fen4
hardworking; diligent

勤奋刻苦 勤奮刻苦 qin2 fen4 ke4 ku3
diligent; assiduous

使兴奋 使興奮 shi3 xing1 fen4
exciting; to excite

天才出自勤奋 天才出自勤奮 tian1 cai2 chu1 zi4 qin2 fen4
genius comes from hard effort; Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration (Thomas Edison)

兴奋 興奮 xing1 fen4
excited; excitement

兴奋高潮 興奮高潮 xing1 fen4 gao1 chao2
peak of excitement; orgasm

兴奋剂 興奮劑 xing1 fen4 ji4
stimulant; doping (in athletics)

振奋 振奮 zhen4 fen4
to stir oneself up; to raise one's spirits; to inspire

自告奋勇 自告奮勇 zi4 gao4 fen4 yong3
to volunteer for; to offer to undertake

邹韬奋 鄒韜奮 zou1 tao1 fen4
Zou Taofen (1895-1944), journalist, political theorist and publisher