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nit-pick

See definition of nit-pick on Dictionary.com
  • as incriticize
  • as indistress
  • as inpettifog
  • as inquibble

synonyms for nit-pick

  • blame
  • blast
  • castigate
  • censure
  • chastise
  • chide
  • condemn
  • denounce
  • excoriate
  • reprimand
  • bash
  • blister
  • carp
  • clobber
  • disparage
  • fluff
  • fustigate
  • hit
  • knock
  • lambaste
  • pan
  • rap
  • reprehend
  • reprobate
  • reprove
  • rip
  • roast
  • scorch
  • skin
  • slam
  • slog
  • slug
  • trash
  • trim
  • zap
  • animadvert on
  • come down on
  • cut down
  • cut to bits
  • cut up
  • denunciate
  • do a number on
  • dress down
  • find fault
  • fulminate against
  • give bad press
  • jump on
  • nag at
  • pick at
  • scathe
  • skin alive
  • take down

antonyms for nit-pick

MOST RELEVANT
  • approve
  • commend
  • compliment
  • exonerate
  • forgive
  • laud
  • praise
  • flatter
  • lose
  • estimate
  • guess
  • suppose
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How to use nit-pick in a sentence

We are going to send our butler to the sale to-morrow, to pick up some of that sixty-four.
THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS
The majority pick up a job when they can, but are inevitably idle and suffering two-thirds of the time.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
But if they all pick up the broadcast that this is where to get a free ride home, I'll have just another sand trap here.
FEE OF THE FRONTIERHORACE BROWN FYFE
Isabel longed for the time when she should enter them and pick up the threads dropped from her mother's nerveless fingers.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
The Chancellor stopped him as he left the King's presence, telling him he should show more reserve and pick his words.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
If we go against 'em now, it'll be all same goin' blindfolded into a barn t' pick out the best hoss.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
The deserted trenches were occupied by the Americans to pick off any insurgents who might venture out into the open.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
Black Hood had spent thirty minutes of search at break-neck speed in an attempt to pick up the trail of the gray sedan again.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
She picked up Mr. Chumleys phrase, although she allowed the old man to pick up the money.
THE GIRLS OF CENTRAL HIGH ON THE STAGEGERTRUDE W. MORRISON
Jeff Weedham is going to have to pull something pretty soon to pick up circulation.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
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