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wink at

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Synonyms and Antonyms of wink at

  1. to dismiss as of little importance for too long the school just winked at the young athletes' hooliganism, dismissing it as a case of “boys being boys” Synonyms blink (at), brush (aside or off), condone, discount, disregard, forgive, gloss (over), gloze (over), ignore, overlook, overpass, paper over, pardon, pass over, remit, shrug off, whitewash, excuse (at)Related Words explain, justify, rationalize; absolve, acquit, clear, exculpate, exonerate, vindicate; waive, wave (aside or off)Near Antonyms heed, mark, mind, note, object (to)


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