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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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La Paloma contains the voluptuous plenum of romantic madness as well as the deflating revelation that losing yourself in another person is always a story that happens in a champagne glass, in the blink of an eye.
IN THE BLINK OF AN EYE When we're reading our handheld devices, we subconsciously reduce our rate of blinking, drying out our eyes.
Get more comfort, in the blink of an eye It may sound hard to believe but we can forget to do something as intuitive as blinking when concentrating for long periods on near vision tasks.
Blink, 47, who got his nickname because of rumours that he would kill in the blink of an eye, has not had his problems to seek recently.