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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.
References in classic literature ?
The chair was an ugly old gentleman; and what was more, he was winking at Tom Smart.
'Tom was naturally a headlong, careless sort of dog, and he had had five tumblers of hot punch into the bargain; so, although he was a little startled at first, he began to grow rather indignant when he saw the old gentleman winking and leering at him with such an impudent air.
He stopped winking though, when Tom spoke, and began grinning like a superannuated monkey.
Macey, winking mysteriously, "and then make believe, if you like, as you didn't see lights i' the stables, nor hear the stamping o' the hosses, nor the cracking o' the whips, and howling, too, if it's tow'rt daybreak.
Silas Wegg glanced at the kettle, glanced at the shelves, glanced at the French gentleman behind the door, and shrank a little as he glanced at Mr Venus winking his red eyes, and feeling in his waistcoat pocket--as for a lancet, say--with his unoccupied hand.
'I was down at the water-side,' said Venus, taking another gulp of tea and mournfully winking at the fire--'looking for parrots'--taking another gulp and stopping.
Sapsea, winking to the company to observe how smoothly he will manage him.
Summary: New Delhi, Jan 4 (ANI) Congress President Rahul Gandhi was caught winking in the Lok Sabha once again on Friday, six months after stoking a controversy by a similar action in the House.
Princess Beatrice and Princess Eugenie's mom was once again seen winking at someone sitting on the left side of the church.
Summary: Her winking in song scene became a hit because nobody is doing it now, she says
Liz (Diane Morgan) had a plan - she told him that if he kept on winking during the interview there was no chance he would be taken on.
(UMC) recently acquired 1.5 million shares of Winking Entertainment Ltd.