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picked at

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past tense of pick at

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to subject (someone) to constant scoldings and sharp reminders
  • Stop picking at your sister.

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“Picked at.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/picked%20at. Accessed 14 Jul. 2020.

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