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blink

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1 to shine with light at regular intervals

  • she loves to sit in the dark and watch the lights on the Christmas tree blink in ever-changing patterns
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2 to rapidly open and close one's eyes

  • I blinked for a few seconds after the camera flashed
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3 to cease resistance (as to another's arguments, demands, or control)

  • for two days the nations stood on the brink of war, until one finally blinked
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Phrases Synonymous with blink

say uncle, throw in the towel (also throw in the sponge)

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4 to look long and hard in wonder or surprise

  • stood blinking at the ridiculous scene before him in utter disbelief
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gape, gawk, gawp [chiefly British], gaze, goggle, peer, rubberneck, stare

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