twinkle

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Synonyms for twinkle

Synonyms for twinkle

to shine with intermittent gleams

to open and close the eyes rapidly

Synonyms for twinkle

a rapid change in brightness

merriment expressed by a brightness or gleam or animation of countenance

gleam or glow intermittently

emit or reflect light in a flickering manner

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body at tremendous speeds, propel himself vertically and horizontally, and change direction in the twinkling of an eye - while maintaining perfect body control.
Most significantly, a farmer knows that, in the twinkling of an eye, his crops can be ruined.
In the twinkling of an eye, one of our finest, least splashy companies has decided its CEO needs a higher profile, while a piddling, inconsequential corporation whose public profile has always been far out of proportion to its actual size ($155 million in sales?
Hurt, she accepts a date with a tall, good-looking blond local (Peter Greene) who turns their table talk from marital discontent to murder in the twinkling of an eye.