Vocabulary

Kang- (Noun) A masonry or earthen platform at one end of a room, heated in winter by fires underneath and spread with mats for sleeping.

Calligraphy- (Noun) A script, usually cursive, although sometimes angular, produced chiefly by brush, esp. Chinese, Japanese, or Arabic writing of high aesthetic value.

Insubordination- (Adjective) Not submitting to authority; disobedient

Hysteria- (Noun) An uncontrollable outburst of emotion or fear, often characterized by irrationality, laughter, weeping, etc.

Invigorate- (Verb) To give vigor to; fill with life and energy; energize.

Spleen- (Noun) Ill humor, peevish temper, or spite.

Corridor- (Noun) A gallery or passage connecting parts of a building; hallway.

Lang Zhong- (Noun) A 2300 year old city in the Sichuan Province.

Zhong yi- (Noun) A green herb used as medicine.

Peony- (Noun) Any of various plants or shrubs of the genus Paeonia, having large, showy flowers, as the widely cultivated species.