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 for nictation
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Nictation \Nic*ta"tion\, n. [L. nictatio; cf. F. nictation.]
     The act of winking; nictitation.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  nictation
      n 1: a reflex that closes and opens the eyes rapidly [syn:
           blink, eye blink, blinking, wink, winking,
           nictitation, nictation]

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