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picking on

see definition of picking on
  • verbnag, provoke
  • verbnag
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Synonyms for picking on

verb nag, provoke
  • badger
  • bait
  • blame
  • bully
  • carp
  • cavil
  • criticize
  • find fault
  • foment
  • get at
  • get to
  • goad
  • hector
  • incite
  • instigate
  • quibble
  • start
  • tease
  • torment

Antonyms for picking on

  • compliment
  • praise
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.