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blink

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1 to shine with light at regular intervals
  • You must stop at a blinking red light.
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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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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
  • He stood blinking at the ridiculous scene before him in utter disbelief.
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