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pecking (at)

verb
present participle of peck (at)

Synonyms & Antonyms of pecking (at)

to subject (someone) to constant scoldings and sharp reminders
  • kept pecking at their prodigal daughter to get off the couch and to start looking for a job

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“Pecking (at).” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/pecking%20%28at%29. Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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