blink

Part of speech: verb

To peer at; evade seeing; pass by; wink; get a hasty glimpse.

Part of speech: verb

To twinkle; glimmer.

Part of speech: noun

A glance or glimpse.

Part of speech: noun

A shimmer or glimmer.

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Usage examples "blink":

  1. " Can't you tell by the way they stare and blink, like scared rabbits? - "The Desired Woman", Will N. Harben.
  2. At the desk, the clerk didn't blink at the Tuareg costume the two still wore. - "Black Man's Burden", Dallas McCord Reynolds.
  3. They made better progress when the snow ceased, and at length Prescott stopped his horse and she saw a faint blink of light some distance off. - "Prescott of Saskatchewan", Harold Bindloss.