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synonyms for peck at

  • attack
  • bite
  • chew
  • devour
  • dine
  • feed
  • ingest
  • inhale
  • nibble
  • pick
  • swallow
  • absorb
  • banquet
  • bolt
  • breakfast
  • cram
  • digest
  • dispatch
  • gorge
  • gormandize
  • graze
  • lunch
  • masticate
  • munch
  • nosh
  • ruminate
  • scarf
  • scoff
  • snack
  • sup
  • wolf
  • break bread
  • chow down
  • dispose of
  • fall to
  • feast upon
  • gobble up
  • have a bite
  • have a meal
  • have for
  • make pig of oneself
  • partake of
  • pig out
  • polish off
  • pork out
  • put away
  • take food
  • take in
  • take nourishment

antonyms for peck at

MOST RELEVANT
  • abstain
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How to use peck at in a sentence

Tressan was monstrous ill-at-ease, and his face lost a good deal of its habitual plethora of colour.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
I should judge that a peck of corn is about the average product of a day's work through all this region.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
A fellow rudely clad—a hybrid between man-at-arms and lackey—lounged on a musket to confront them in the gateway.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
And the Seneschal, moved by that confident promise of evil, threw himself before the men-at-arms.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
On the first day, a thousand English archers, supported by men-at-arms, attempted to draw the Scots.
KING ROBERT THE BRUCEA. F. MURISON
Mr. Peck leaned over the corpse, revealing none of the repulsion that Ward was sure he would exhibit.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
By now Mr. Peck had sterilized the glass with the alcohol and was prepared to make his test.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
"Six, six and one-eighth in his stocking feet, to be exact," Mr. Peck corrected.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
"A machine has stopped here at the side of the road quite recently," Mr. Peck offered, pointing to the tire marks in the dust.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
When Christian had completed his work, the trio returned to headquarters, Mr. Peck leaving again to "do a little thinking."
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO PECK AT

  • bit
  • condensed
  • corroded
  • crumbled
  • decayed
  • decomposed
  • disappeared
  • disintegrated
  • dissipated
  • dissolved
  • drained
  • exhausted
  • gnawed
  • liquefied
  • melted
  • nibbled
  • ran through
  • rotted
  • rusted
  • spilled
  • squandered
  • vanished
  • wasted away
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