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twinkle

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of twinkle

  1. a very small space of time <in just a twinkle, the shooting star was gone> Synonyms beat, eyeblink, flash, heartbeat, jiff, jiffy, minute, moment, nanosecond, New York minute, second, shake, split second, trice, instant, twinkling, winkRelated Words microsecond; snatch, spurtNear Antonyms aeon (or eon), age, eternity, forever; infinity, lifetime




twinkle

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of twinkle

  1. 1 to shine with light at regular intervals <holiday decorations twinkled in the shop windows> Synonyms flash, blink, winkRelated Words coruscate, flare, flicker, glance, glimmer, glint, glisten, glister, glitter, scintillate, shimmer, spangle, spark, sparkle

  2. 2 to shoot forth bursts of light <stars twinkling on a crisp September night> Synonyms coruscate, flame, glance, gleam, glimmer, glint, glisten, glister, glitter, luster (or lustre), scintillate, shimmer, spangle, sparkle, flash, wink, winkleRelated Words beam, radiate, shine; bedazzle, blind, daze, dazzle; blaze, burn, flare, glare, glow





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