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What the eyes can do

adjust

verb

if your eyes adjust to darkness or light, they get used to it and you begin to be able to see clearly again

blink

verb

to close your eyes for a very short time and quickly open them again

blink

noun

the act of closing and opening your eyes quickly

focus

verb

if your eyes focus, or if you focus your eyes, you look at something carefully until you can start to see it clearly

open

verb

to move your eyelids apart so that your eyes are not closed

pop

verb

if your eyes pop, they open very wide in surprise or excitement

screw up

if you screw up your eyes, you close them tightly

see

verb

to be able to use your eyes to notice and recognize things

shut

verb

if you shut your eyes, or if they shut, you close them so that you cannot see, often to avoid seeing something unpleasant

squeeze

verb

if you squeeze your eyes shut, you close them tightly

squint

verb

to have the medical condition called a squint

squint

noun

an act of closing your eyes slightly and trying to see something

water

verb

if something such as wind makes your eyes water, it makes tears form in your eyes

food rave

a very large party where people eat, sell or share many different types of food, usually held outside or in a large public building

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decrepit

old and no longer in good condition

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dead white (European) male

a man … whose achievements may have been overestimated because he belonged to the gender and ethnic group … that was dominant at the time

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