pick

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Sense: Verb: choose
Synonyms:
choose , select , pick out, single out, mark out, take , handpick, cherry-pick, elect, go for, plump for
Sense: Verb: gather
Synonyms:
gather , harvest , reap , pluck , pull , pull in
Sense: Verb: remove piece by piece
Synonyms:
remove , pluck , strip , pull off
Sense: Verb: eat reluctantly - often followed by 'at'
Synonyms:
nibble , peck , worry
Sense: Verb: incite
Synonyms:
incite, provoke , start , stir up, instigate
Sense: Verb: use a pointed instrument
Synonyms:
jab, pierce, stab , stick , spike , lance, impale, puncture , spear , skewer
Sense: Verb: open a lock
Synonyms:
open , break , break into, force , jimmy (US, informal), jemmy (UK, informal)
Sense: Noun: something chosen
Synonyms:
selection , choice , chosen , bet , preference , favorite , favourite (UK), decision
Sense: Noun: choice selection
Synonyms:
winner , prize , choice , the best, A-list, crème de la crème, cream
Sense: Noun: implement for picking
Synonyms:
pickax, pickaxe (UK), rock hammer, mattock, ice pick
Sense: Noun: blow with a pointed instrument
Synonyms:
peck , blow , rap , whack , thwack , smack , bang , chop , crack , pound , bash , cuff , slam , swat, hit , clap , thump , wallop (informal), lash , clout (informal), dab, switch , pelt

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