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twinkles

noun
plural of twinkle

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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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twinkles

verb
present tense third-person singular of twinkle

Synonyms of twinkles (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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“Twinkles.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/twinkles. Accessed 2 Oct. 2022.

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