Synonym: belittle, disparage, peck, peck at, pluck at, pull at. Similar words: get back at, pick, pick up, pick off, pickup, pick out, pick on, picket line. Meaning: v. 1. pluck or pull at with the fingers 2. eat like a bird 3. express a negative opinion of.
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(1) Vultures flew around in the sky waiting to pick at the rotting carcass of the deer.
(2) Vultures flew around in the sky waiting to pick at the carcass of the deer.
(3) Paige could only pick at her meal, forcing down a mouthful or two.
(4) Find a weak spot and pick at it.
(5) I started to pick at them.
(6) Do not squeeze or pick at the pimples.
(7) Don't pick at your spots.
(8) Pick at least five of the companies identified in Practice Question 2.
(9) There is no need to pick at him all day long. He's a child after all.
(10) I tend to leave the windfalls for the birds to pick at.
(11) Fifty miles north, Sarah Morgan had just finished serving a lunch that no one had done more than pick at.
(12) If not, she will pretend to look straight through him and pick at a plant leaf hoping he will go away. Sentencedict.com
(13) She volunteered for cooking duty at her college, knowing that she could pick at the food without anyone seeing.
(14) The barbels are long and are very tempting to other fish, which may pick at them, damaging the ends.
(15) Our goods have been prepared, please arrange people to pick at Wednesday, thank you!
(16) I would like to know the Bus number for pick at airport.
(17) And lose? How noble . But I bet you still pick at the end of every month.
(18) Palin, 44, the governor of Alaska and former US vice-presidential candidate, was ranked 27th while US Secretary of State Clinton was in 43th place as well as the poll's most senior pick at 61.
(19) Later, when the main course arrives , all you can do is nibble and pick at it.
More similar words: get back at, pick, pick up, pick off, pickup, pick out, pick on, picket line, pick holes in, through thick and thin, skate, work at, look at, talkative, skateboard, cheapskate, back away, package, skateboarding, blockade, blockage, package tour, blockaded, rack and ruin, neck and crop, back and forth, black and blue, black and white, lackadaisical, go to rack and ruin.