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twinkle

verb [I]
 
 
/ˈtwɪŋ.kl̩/
(of light or a shiny surface) to shine repeatedly strongly then weakly, as if flashing on and off very quickly
閃爍,閃耀
The lights of the town twinkled in the distance.
城鎮的燈火在遠處閃爍。
The stars twinkled in the clear sky.
星星在晴朗的夜空中閃爍。
His brown eyes twinkled behind the gold-rimmed glasses.
他棕色的眼睛在金框眼鏡後面閃閃發光。
Emitting and casting light
(Definition of twinkle verb from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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