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cherry-picked

adjective

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singled out from a number or group as more to one's liking
  • claims that the committee used only cherry-picked facts in their report on the state of the nation's economy

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cherry-picked

verb
past tense of cherry-pick

Synonyms & Antonyms of cherry-picked (Entry 2 of 2)

to decide to accept (someone or something) from a group of possibilities
  • cherry-picked the spacious corner office for his corporate fief

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“Cherry-picked.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/cherry-picked. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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