Noun(1) small edible marine snail; steamed in wine or baked(2) edible marine gastropod
Verb(1) emit or reflect light in a flickering manner(2) gleam or glow intermittently(3) remove or displace from a position
(1) You have to try and winkle out a buyer in this country or from abroad who is really intent on buying - not any old castle - but this one.(2) Warne is closer to Steve's twin, Mark, and he has not always agreed with the captain - but you will not winkle an ounce of dissent out of him.(3) Certainly, information has been difficult to winkle out, apart from the official face of the MAFF website, and there has been the nagging suspicion that something has been kept from us.(4) Now Australia must winkle out the remaining three wickets for as few runs as possible before it's the turn of our own out-of-sorts batsmen to collectively show the grit required to post a decent first innings lead.(5) The Television Licensing Authority seems to be admitting defeat in the quest to winkle out viewers illegally watching TV programs on their computers in the UK.(6) Hundreds of 9th century winkle shells were found in the cliff face, along with fish bones, charred grain and butchered animal bones, providing evidence of the mundane diet of the Anglo-Saxon population.(7) In the end, Jess found some kind of redemption, working her way out of the shadow of rejection, hanging on to her decency and innate goodness, while managing to winkle out elements long submerged in her personality.(8) Where Bintley probes psychology lightly, McCabe seems to burrow, and winkle out hidden layers.(9) If England can just winkle one more out tonight they will be firmly in charge.(10) When you know how many there are in the lake, you would think that an experienced angler would be able to winkle out a few trout, but we had found it tough.(11) Even the umpire (one of the opposition team) said ├ö├ç├┐it takes an older bowler with experience to winkle out these openers - why didn't they use you earlier?├ö├ç├û(12) It's clear water conditions or a fining down river for me - but then, I have managed to winkle out the odd pike in just about any condition a river can throw up, so never write off your chances.(13) His relentless search to winkle out the new and a youthful ability to keep his ear to the ground is to be taken seriously.(14) Blackpool failed to mount a serious run-chase in reply but Netherfield could not winkle out the last two wickets for a victory as the visitors finished on 143-8.(15) An extensive examination of the issue by someone who knows how to winkle info out of the DA.(16) And after all, there is something to be said for taking time to winkle out the trail's secrets.
(1) winkle out :: uitpeuteren
1. periwinkle ::
2. winkle out ::
Different Formswinkle, winkled, winkles, winkling
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