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cull

cull

 
pronunciation:
kuhl
parts of speech:
transitive verb, noun, adjective
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: culled, culling, culls
definition: to sort out or select, esp. to eliminate undesirable items.
synonyms:
pick, select, sort out, winnow
similar words:
choose, pick out, sift, single
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part of speech: noun
definition: an item picked out from among others, esp. one discarded as undesirable.
similar words:
chaff, discard, irregular, second
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part of speech: adjective
definition: of inferior quality.
cull woodcull meat
synonyms:
bad, inferior, low-grade, poor, third-rate
similar words:
cheesy, irregular, lousy, undesirable