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II.3 The 'wink' group
These verbs are concerned with communicating with a facial expression or a gesture. The prepositional phrase indicates who the person is communicating with.
beam blink frown grimace grin leer nod scowl smile smirk wave wink
She looked back at Michael. 'You don't think I'll do it, do you?' Michael just grinned at her, maddeningly.
I saw my parents waving at me through the window.
Cross winked at Menti and Menti smiled.