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  Definition of Pick at
  1. express a negative opinion of; "She disparaged her student''s efforts"
  2. eat like a bird; "The anorexic girl just picks at her food"
  3. pluck or pull at with the fingers; "She picked nervously at the buttons of her blouse"
Similar Words: disparage, belittle, peck at, peck, pluck at, pull at

 

Hyponyms: pan, tear apart, trash, discredit, disgrace, deprecate, depreciate, minimize, belittle, denigrate, derogate

 

Derivational Morphology: disparagement, depreciation, derogation, dispraise, detractor, disparager, depreciator, knocker

 

 
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