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Synonyms for blink


on the blink

the blink of an eye


  • an instant
  • a second
  • a minute
  • no time
  • a flash
  • a moment
  • a split second
  • a tick
  • a twinkling
  • a trice
  • a jiffy
  • two shakes
  • a shake
  • two shakes of a lamb's tail
  • the bat of an eye

Synonyms for blink

to open and close the eyes rapidly

to shine with intermittent gleams

to pretend not to see

a brief closing of the eyes

Synonyms for blink

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Blinken expressed that he was looking forward to meeting the Finance Minister on the sidelines of World Bank/IMF Spring Meetings in Washington and it was unfortunate that the Minister Dar had to cancel his visit.
Blinken also invited the Finance Minister to visit the US in June 2016 for the Business Opportunities Conference.
WASHINGTON, Dec 17 (KUNA) -- The US Senate late Tuesday confirmed Antony Blinken's nomination to the post of Deputy Secretary of State, where he will replace the now retired William J.
deputy national security adviser Tony Blinken said on Sunday.
Russian financial markets are down 22 percent since the beginning of the year, Blinken noted in a CNN "State of the Union" interview.