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English definition of “twinkle”

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 : The lights of the town twinkled in the distance . The stars twinkled in the clear sky . His brown eyes twinkled behind the gold-rimmed glasses .Emitting and casting light
(Definition of twinkle verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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