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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(See "In the Twinkling of an Eye," BIBR, July-August, 2005.)
Then we hear of a great mystery, how we shall not all sleep, but be changed in the twinkling of an eye: "Then shall...
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?
But Angela Ard's article about English writer Malcolm Gladwell, "In the Twinkling of an Eye" (July-August 2005), forced me to write a response.
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