twinkling lights were all that I could see of the noted town.
twinkling, shining, expanding, the stars grew into a pair of eyes in the darkness.
twinkling so that there is gas, budding so that there is hair, blaming so that there is pleasing, all along the heap of all.
twinkling lights also appeared in the night heavens between the swiftly flying clouds.
twinkling is much more violent near the horizon than near the zenith, and more pronounced on some nights than others.
twinkling camp fires showed that they were running toward a country that was literally swarming with Germans.
A beacon-light far off, twinkling across the waves like a star!
twinkling stars hung between the columns, burning with a fragrance like flowers.
twinkling eyes with red lashes shone with the utmost good-will.
twinkling among the houses a light keeps watch here and there, in what may be a sick chamber or two.
Old English twinclian, frequentative of twincan "to wink, blink;" related to Middle High German zwinken, German zwinkern, and probably somehow imitative. The noun is recorded from 1540s. Related: Twinkled; twinkling. Phrase in the twinkling of an eye is attested from c.1300.