1‘the man's eyes did not blink’
shut and open, flutter, flicker, wink, bat
technical nictitate, nictate
2‘several red lights on the control panel had begun to blink’
flash, flicker, twinkle, waver, wink, scintillate, glint, glimmer, glitter, shine, shine intermittently
3‘no one even blinks at the ‘waitresses’ in drag’
be surprised, look twice, be startled, be shocked
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.