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winking

 [wingk´ing]
quick opening and closing of the eyelids.
jaw winking involuntary closing of the eyelids associated with jaw movements.

winking

/wink·ing/ (wingk´ing) quick opening and closing of the eyelids.
jaw winking  Gunn's syndrome.

winking

quick opening and closing of the eyelids. Called also eyelid snapping; usually done with much force.

jaw winking
involuntary closing of the eyelids associated with jaw movements.
winking mares
big feature during the daily search for mares in heat in the breeding season; see vulvar winking (below).
vulvar winking
uncontrolled movement of the vulva in a mare on heat. Usually accompanied by protrusion of the clitoris.
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It is an action movie," the artists add, winkingly.
The Matrix (15) Don't even contemplate trying to make sense of the plot (Keanu Reeves has to free mankind from the virtual reality world it thinks it lives in but which is really the cyber creation of some supercomputer), just sit back, play spot the references and rip-offs (Hong Kong action movies, Star Wars, Alice in Wonderland, Philip K Dick, Dark City, William Gibson, etc etc), the winkingly ham acting and the sheer brazen stylistic audacity.
Not so many years ago, while teaching the "theory" class at an MFA program in New York, I was told winkingly by the (it so happens: tenured, male) chair of the department that what I offered the students was all well and good, but that at the end of the day, "you don't need to read to paint.
avatars winkingly refer to themselves), Johnson proposes a radical
Throughout his career, Hendricks has stood alongside the subjects featured in his series, as in Slick (Self-Portrait), 1977, a limited-palette painting whose title winkingly refers to a common characterization of his work by critics.
In these and other cases it becomes heraldically solipsistic, faux naive, or winkingly sentimental.
These combinations grow "curiouser and curiouser," raucously undermining pretensions to seriousness without tipping over into flippancy, winkingly suggesting that levity is too often underrated.
As in previous works, the winkingly gothic milieu of Black Sun extends into the three dimensions of an installation.