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wink at

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of wink

  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 of wink at 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)Words Related to wink at explain, justify, rationalize; absolve, acquit, clear, exculpate, exonerate, vindicate; waive, wave (aside or off)Near Antonyms of wink at heed, mark, mind, note, object (to)


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