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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.
LEIGH BARDUGO’S ‘RULE OF WOLVES’ IS THE LATEST ACTION-PACKED INSTALLMENT IN THE GRISHAVERSE SAGAELLEN MORTONAPRIL 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
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
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
Then—quick as a wink—there was another loud noise, just like that day when Jim Crow fell in the cornfield.
SEVEN O'CLOCK STORIESROBERT GORDON ANDERSON
Only the quick wink of his eye reassures me of his interest, and gives warning of the spying guard.
PRISON MEMOIRS OF AN ANARCHISTALEXANDER BERKMAN
Betty declared that she had not slept a wink the night before, worrying for fear her father had not meant what he said.
THE OUTDOOR GIRLS IN THE SADDLELAURA LEE HOPE
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WORDS RELATED TO WINK

  • bit
  • breathing
  • crack
  • date
  • flash
  • hour
  • instant
  • jiff
  • jiffy
  • juncture
  • minute
  • no time
  • nothing flat
  • occasion
  • point
  • point in time
  • sec
  • second
  • shake
  • split second
  • stage
  • three winks
  • tick
  • time
  • trice
  • twinkle
  • twinkling
  • while
  • wink
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