but; yet; however; while; to go back; to decline; to retreat; nevertheless; even though

strokes 9
strokes after radical 7
曾经沧海难为水,除却巫山不是云 曾經滄海難為水,除卻巫山不是雲 ceng2 jing1 cang1 hai3 nan2 wei2 shui3 - chu2 que4 wu1 shan1 bu4 shi4 yun2
there are no rivers to one who has crossed the ocean, and no clouds to one who has passed Mount Wu (idiom); one who has seen the world doesn't stop at small things

冷却 冷卻 leng3 que4
to cool off; cooling

冷却剂 冷卻劑 leng3 que4 ji4

冷却水 冷卻水 leng3 que4 shui3
cooling water (in a reactor)

冷却塔 冷卻塔 leng3 que4 ta3
cooling tower

了却 了卻 liao3 que4
to resolve; to settle

了却此生 了卻此生 liao3 que4 ci3 sheng1
to die; to be done with this world

抛却 拋卻 pao1 que4
to discard

情不可却 情不可卻 qing2 bu4 ke3 que4
unable to refuse because of affection

却病 卻病 que4 bing4
to prevent or treat a disease

却步 卻步 que4 bu4
to step back

却才 卻才 que4 cai2
just now

却倒 卻倒 que4 dao4
but on the contrary; but unexpectedly

却是 卻是 que4 shi4
nevertheless; actually; the fact is ...

却之不恭 卻之不恭 que4 zhi1 bu4 gong1
to refuse would be impolite

省却 省卻 sheng3 que4
to save; to get rid of (so saving space)

推却 推卻 tui1 que4
to repel; to decline

退却 退卻 tui4 que4
to retreat; to shrink back

望而却步 望而卻步 wang4 er2 que4 bu4
to shrink back; to flinch

忘却 忘卻 wang4 que4
to forget

谢却 謝卻 xie4 que4
to decline; to refuse politely