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cull

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something separated from a group or lot for not being as good as the others
  • the unbruised apples will be packed in bags, and the culls will be used for cider

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cull

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Synonyms & Antonyms of cull (Entry 2 of 2)

to decide to accept (someone or something) from a group of possibilities
  • culled the best short stories from the author's body of writings

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The first known use of cull was in the 13th century

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“Cull.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/cull. Accessed 21 Feb. 2020.

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