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twinkling

noun

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(Entry 1 of 3)

a very small space of time
  • in a twinkling, the rabbit had disappeared

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twinkling

adjective

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twinkling

verb
present participle of twinkle

Synonyms of twinkling (Entry 3 of 3)

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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The first known use of twinkling was in the 14th century

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“Twinkling.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/twinkling. Accessed 23 Jan. 2021.

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