picking 1 of 2

as in choice
the act or process of selecting the picking of new recruits went on for three days

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verb

present participle of pick
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as in nibbling
to eat reluctantly and in small bites still suffering from the shock of his wife's death, he could do no more than pick halfheartedly at his food

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“Picking.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/picking. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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