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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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So if Hollywood types, who supported the recent Democratic presidential candidate and his blowsy, post-coital-looking wife, are breaking the sexual rules, you might as well go with his more regular-looking rival, who disdains sexual promiscuity but favors dramatic military violence, and also winkingly implies that he is going to let everybody break the economic rules as a kind of moral corrective to all the sexual rules--i.
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Lived place and time focus Leclair's diarizing gesture; his forms winkingly may honor certain conventions yet insist on freedom; the "things" and moments around and within us -- a fly rubbing its legs together, birds, skyscapes, country events, a stroll along the seafront, a flood scene, the local cafe, walking or biking home in the drizzle with a just-purchased bottle of brandy -- are observed in their infinite specificity, their irreplaceableness, yet are absorbed, via their very fleetingness, their strangely felt "nothingness" or immateriality, into that equally infinite plasticity or malleability that language reminds us is at their center.
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Set in the near future around the globe and off it, peopled by lovably goofy ex-morticians, virtualists, young sacrifices, disease developers, and epistemological detectives who are always thoughtful, always filled with a strong will to survive and sometimes even do good, Pearlman's tales are quirky and surprising, winkingly comic, invariably iconoclastic, rich with moral conundrums and opulent ideas about everything from Frost's poetry to historiography, travel between dimensions to the possibility of a new humanism.
In her 1928 hit Diamond Lil, the robust Lil winkingly alluded to her sexual exploits.
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