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 for pick at
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  pick at
      v 1: pluck or pull at with the fingers; "She picked nervously at
           the buttons of her blouse" [syn: pick at, pluck at,
           pull at]
      2: eat like a bird; "The anorexic girl just picks at her food"
         [syn: pick at, peck at, peck]
      3: express a negative opinion of; "She disparaged her student's
         efforts" [syn: disparage, belittle, pick at] [ant:
         blandish, flatter]

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