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twinkle

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

a very small space of time
  • in just a twinkle, the shooting star was gone

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twinkle

verb

Synonyms of twinkle (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to shine with light at regular intervals
  • holiday decorations twinkled in the shop windows

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2 to shoot forth bursts of light
  • stars twinkling on a crisp September night

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“Twinkle.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/twinkle. Accessed 22 Sep. 2021.

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