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adjective as in chosen

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He has picked pre-primary brawls with Christie, Perry, and Marco Rubio.

So we picked out the song (“Rhiannon,” click here for video), and Deer Tick learned it.

No more allowing people to justify their bigotry by spouting a cherry-picked Bible verse.

But Obamacare picked itself up and dusted itself off surprisingly well.

They finished out the tour without incident, while newspapers across the country picked up the story.

If Mac had been alone he would have made the post by sundown, for the Mounted Police rode picked horses, the best money could buy.

When alone she sometimes picked it up and kissed the cold glass passionately.

He had five girls by his first wife; there is no reason why this splendid cow I have picked out should not produce a dozen boys.

All this while Squinty was chewing on the apple which he had picked up from the ground after he had jumped over the rope.

Her eyes were not nearly as soft as they had been, while she picked up the hanging folds of pink cloth, and went on.


On this page you'll find 161 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to picked, such as: called, conscript, elect, exclusive, named, and pegged.

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