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pecks

noun
plural of peck

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(Entry 1 of 2)

a considerable amount
  • now you're in a peck of trouble

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pecks

verb
present tense third-person singular of peck

Synonyms & Antonyms of pecks (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to eat reluctantly and in small bites
  • found out that fashion models never really eat—they just peck at small meals in expensive restaurants

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2 to penetrate or hold (something) with a pointed object
  • the bird continued to peck the suet cake intently

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“Pecks.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/pecks. Accessed 5 Aug. 2020.

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