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picky

adjective

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2 tending to select carefully
  • she's picky, but she always finds the best quality in fresh meat and fish

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“Picky.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/picky. Accessed 19 January 2020.

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