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nictitate

Definitions of nictitate
  1. verb
    briefly shut the eyes
    synonyms: blink, nictate, wink
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    types:
    palpebrate
    wink or blink, especially repeatedly
    bat, flutter
    wink briefly
    type of:
    act involuntarily, act reflexively
    act in an uncontrolled manner
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