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Language: Old English
Origin: twinclian

twinkle

1 verb
     
twin‧kle1 [intransitive]
1 if a star or light twinkles, it shines in the dark with an unsteady light:
stars twinkling in the sky
I saw lights twinkling in the little town below us.
2 if someone's eyes twinkle, they have a happy expression
twinkle with
Her eyes twinkled with amusement.

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