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Synonyms for bat


Synonyms for bat

to open and close the eyes rapidly

Synonyms for bat

nocturnal mouselike mammal with forelimbs modified to form membranous wings and anatomical adaptations for echolocation by which they navigate

(baseball) a turn trying to get a hit

a small racket with a long handle used for playing squash

the club used in playing cricket

a club used for hitting a ball in various games

strike with, or as if with a baseball bat

wink briefly

have a turn at bat

use a bat

beat thoroughly and conclusively in a competition or fight

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Without batting an eyelid he announced to the group of Japanese tourists gathered around him, 'This lady is an author.
The implication of all this is that basically Christofias and Talat will presumably sign it without batting an eyelid.
We change our wardrobe, our minds, our friends, our outlooks, our addresses and our gender, without batting an eyelid.
Israel continues to kill, kill and killC*like a killing machine without batting an eyelid and without the slightest hint of mercy or sympathy for its victims.
SHAY GIVEN admits he has faced his moment of truth - and came through it without batting an eyelid.
At least now get rid of momentum stocks without batting an eyelid.
The odds are slim, but this is the Open and that is why all these hopefuls stump up the entry fee without batting an eyelid.
Without batting an eyelid, he could have said that in his country homosexuals have to wear a pink badge in order to partake in a rally.
She spends haft the play apparently in blissful ignorance as to the errant ways of her doctor husband of 15 years, John (Michael Cumpsty); then, when confronted with proof of his affair with her best friend, Mary-Louise (Kathryn Meisle), without batting an eyelid Constance reveals she has known all along.
It saddens and annoys me that everyone accepts some of the antics that go on in Serie A without batting an eyelid.
But Charlie, without batting an eyelid, shot back, "I read the story in a book; that makes it scholarship
Jones grew up in the Leeds team with his two pals and says the high-profile pair will deal with any flak without batting an eyelid.
Certainly not the plants, of which we exterminate whole communities without batting an eyelid.
For more call 0903 658 1005 (75p/min + network access charge) Gemini May 22-June 20 A day when you may agree to partner's or the kids' demands, without batting an eyelid.
Without batting an eyelid, she carried out the instructions given to her over the phone by Welsh Ambulance Service call handler Danielle Burrows, and within minutes had successfully delivered her baby brother right there in the bath.