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synonyms for wink at

  • acquit
  • exempt
  • exonerate
  • forgive
  • pardon
  • relieve
  • vindicate
  • bleach
  • clear
  • discharge
  • exculpate
  • excuse
  • free
  • launder
  • liberate
  • loose
  • release
  • sanitize
  • spare
  • spring
  • whitewash
  • blink at
  • go easy on
  • let off
  • let off easy
  • let off the hook
  • let up on
  • lifeboat
  • set free
  • wipe it off
  • wipe the slate clean
  • write off
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antonyms for wink at

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  • accuse
  • blame
  • censure
  • charge
  • condemn
  • convict
  • damn
  • punish
  • sentence
  • hold
  • keep
  • limit
  • restrain
  • bind
  • impeach
  • incriminate
  • obligate
    • regard
    • attend
    • prevent
    • forbid
    • condemn
    • censure
    • respect
    • veto
    • refuse
    • deny
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    How to use wink at in a sentence

    Tressan was monstrous ill-at-ease, and his face lost a good deal of its habitual plethora of colour.
    ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
    A fellow rudely clad—a hybrid between man-at-arms and lackey—lounged on a musket to confront them in the gateway.
    ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
    Aristide prayed that some Thaïs might come along, cast her spell upon him, and induce him to wink.
    THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
    Alack, I cannot sleep a wink myself, so as sorrow loves sympathy, I came to have a chat with you.
    THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
    Notwithstanding Mrs. Biggs's prediction that she would not sleep a wink, Eloise did sleep fairly well.
    THE CROMPTONSMARY J. HOLMES
    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.
    THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
    And the Seneschal, moved by that confident promise of evil, threw himself before the men-at-arms.
    ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
    On the first day, a thousand English archers, supported by men-at-arms, attempted to draw the Scots.
    KING ROBERT THE BRUCEA. F. MURISON
    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.
    TESSA WADSWORTH'S DISCIPLINEJENNIE M. DRINKWATER
    Lechmere grimly expressed his thanks, though the sarcastic force of the words and the wink were not lost on him.
    THE WEIGHT OF THE CROWNFRED M. WHITE
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