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noun as in flutter, flick

noun as in moment

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So already, part of the shtick is kind of a nod and a wink to like, you may be 14, but let’s pretend you’re a grown-up.

In his speech on Miller’s behalf, Fehr said Miller would have used this opportunity to remind Jeter that he was once on the players’ side of the table, but that he would do so with a wink.

Bardugo knows when to let the action roar, when to let emotions run high, and when to chase the theatrics with a wink and a smile.

It was another of the nudge, nudge, wink, wink jokes that summed up the entire enterprise.

But how could the most famous animal of our most beloved national park simply wink out?

And we also have to be careful to not do it in a way that feels cheap or just a wink.

“You just have to say it was off the table, instead of appealing to the wink-and-nod crowd” as he is doing.

To add insult to injury, Ronaldo seemed to wink at his bench after Rooney was sent off.

Aristide prayed that some Thaïs might come along, cast her spell upon him, and induce him to wink.

Alack, I cannot sleep a wink myself, so as sorrow loves sympathy, I came to have a chat with you.

Notwithstanding Mrs. Biggs's prediction that she would not sleep a wink, Eloise did sleep fairly well.

She laughed so hard that she blew the ashes out of her pipe, and they showered down over my face, and made me wink and sputter.

I shall be so afraid that the roof will tumble in, or somebody come down the chimney to catch me, that I shant sleep a wink.


On this page you'll find 67 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to wink, such as: gleam, glimmer, twinkle, bat, blink, and flash.

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