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twinkle

2 noun
     
twinkle2 [countable usually singular]
1

a twinkle in your eye

an expression in your eyes that shows you are happy or amused:
a kindly, white-haired old gentleman with a twinkle in his eye
2 a small bright shining light that becomes brighter and then fainter

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