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  • v. Present participle of handpick.

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Examples

  • Lasee, who did not want to appear as if "handpicking" his replacement, said he would not be drawn to make an endorsement.

    The Green Bay Press-Gazette Latest Headlines

  • Instead of holding primaries, party heads will be handpicking candidates to run, making Democratic Party leader and Rep. Joseph Crowley the kingmaker.

    Replacing Weiner

  • Instead of holding primaries, party heads will be handpicking candidates to run, making Democratic Party leader and Rep. Joseph Crowley the kingmaker for Mr. Weiner's district in Brooklyn and Queens.

    Replacing Weiner

  • The worry is that the FCC is reverting to its old practice of handpicking preferred owners of broadband, a form of industrial policy that's bad on principle, and would also reduce the fees going to the Treasury by limiting bidders.

    Spectrum Dinosaurs at the FCC

  • On the wall of his office is a photograph he took in the early 1980s of his father's farm, where he worked many years handpicking potatoes.

    Debate Boils Over Harvest Break as Maine Potato Tradition Fades

  • Many chefs are concocting natural-ingredient mixes and handpicking seasonal garnishes that reflect their food menus' offerings.

    The Bloody Mary Makeover

  • The army, which has held power since 1962, is now essentially handpicking Myanmar's president, analysts say.

    Myanmar Presidential Candidates Emerge

  • Frankel's involvement, Mukherjee says, is indispensable: choosing fabrics, approving designs, even handpicking the models on the line's website.

    Can Bethenny Crack A Billion?

  • These involve handpicking a selection of grapes that have been shriveled by the weather or the botrytized rot, and placing them into large baskets known as puttonyos , which traditionally hold 20 kilograms.

    Sweet Dreams in Tokaj

  • JFL, if we had had a real primary instead of machine “Republicans” handpicking a wishy-washy moderate (endorsed by the socialist Working Families Party!) over the desires of rank-and-file Republicans, that seat would have been won.

    Matthew Yglesias » The Repealers

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