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      vb   intr, prep   to make criticisms of in a niggling or petty manner  
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pick at

carp, cavil, criticize, find fault, get at, nag, pick holes, pick to pieces, quibble  

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pick, pick, pick, pick on

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start an argument on purpose
a person, generally a man, dedicated to improving his skills in attracting and seducing the other sex
Other spelling : Pickup artist The use of "pick up" in this context comes from American slang and means becoming acquainted with, esp. with a view to having sexual relations
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