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present participle of wink
as in squinting
to rapidly open and close one's eyes she winked several times to get the dust and grit out of her eyes

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as in ignoring
to secretly sympathize with or pretend ignorance of something improper or unlawful the whole sporting world seems to wink as untold sums are bet on the outcome of the Super Bowl

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“Winking.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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