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chink

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1 a vulnerable point
  • before the tournament she studied tapes of her chief rival, looking for the chink in her game

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2 an irregular usually narrow break in a surface created by pressure
  • plugged the chinks in the walls with mortar

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chink

verb

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to make a repeated sharp light ringing sound
  • in the breeze the flag's chain chinked against the flagpole

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The first known use of chink was in 1535

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“Chink.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/chink. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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