Sentence Examples with the word wink

The words describe so exactly the atmosphere of jostling, tumbling ideas I live in that I will wink at them for once, and put on a deliberate air to say that my ideas of college have changed.

The Watcher nodded and disappeared in a wink of light.

He tried to snooze but only managed a wink or two before the plane began its descent into Norfolk.

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If Talon was planning to challenge Czerno to a showdown here in Miami, Dusty would never get another wink of sleep again.

They were, however, fated to fall far short of such a consummation; and at all times orthodox Brahmanism has had to wink at, or ignore, all manner of gross superstitions and repulsive practices, along with the popular worship of countless hosts of godlings, demons, spirits and ghosts, and mystic objects and symbols of every description.

Bianca's mouth was slack as she watched the Watcher disappear in a wink of light.

He disappeared in a wink of light.

He took the guitar a little above the fingerboard, arching his left elbow with a somewhat theatrical gesture, and, with a wink at Anisya Fedorovna, struck a single chord, pure and sonorous, and then quietly, smoothly, and confidently began playing in very slow time, not My Lady, but the well-known song: Came a maiden down the street.

Jackson knew the odds were that guy hadn't slept a wink all night, but he wanted her to wait as long as possible.

Zwingli had joined in an address to the bishop of Constance calling on him no longer to endure the scandal of harlotry, but to allow the priests to marry wives, or, at least, to wink at their marriages.