from The Century Dictionary.
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Then the President said, with something of awink, that if John McCain could withstand those abuses there was no abuse "the angry Left" in this country could bring to break him down either.
Sad, more than angry 2008
The sky was alight and saffron-tinted, the mountains bloomed with violet shadows; as we came whirling by the point of Dead-Man we saw the wickiups of the Paiutes, and the little hearth fires all awink among the sage.
Agua Dulce 1909
He nodded through the large window to the stencilled _Devolution_ awink with brass work in the morning sun, and ceased.
Traffics and Discoveries Rudyard Kipling 1900
Thou drowsy god, whose blurred eyes, half awink ... ..
And as they stare up the yards, awink with the colored lamps of the switch stands: "Do you see the giant black engines and cars, and the shops beyond with their roaring mountains of machinery; the tracks stretching thousands of miles, all swarming with trains and men?
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