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picky

1. mod. choosy. Red, blue, green! What’s the difference? You are too picky.
2. mod. overly critical. I have to do it exactly right. My boss is very picky.
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Pantley, who found that 85% of parents have picky eater kids in her own poll, believes the way to stop pickiness is not to impose absolute rules.
Instead of an autobiography trying to squeeze itself into a memoir, his narrative might have worked better as a long feature governed by the editorial pickiness of a magazine.
Cats set the pace for development with their perceived pickiness and desire for new flavours.
The study identified four main areas of parental concern about children's eating habits: pickiness, food refusal, struggle for control, and concerns about praising the child about food intake.
Sorry for the pickiness, but I'm doing it for HIM fans everywhere.
Q MY eight-year-old daughter's pickiness about her clothes is driving me nuts.
Seat have built an exquisite piece of machinery which has blistering performance to merit such pickiness.
Antiquated theaters -- some less than a decade old -- stand dark and empty throughout the state, stark testimony to moviegoers' pickiness.
This pickiness "has many of the hallmarks of episodic memory," Clayton says.
Although Copy Editor's audience is almost totally comprised of professional editors to whom pickiness is a point of pride, Protomastro says she has been pleasantly surprised by the growing attention copy editing is receiving in the age of desktop publishing.
Puglisi's pickiness comes from the disciplined background of a doctorate in theology from the Institute Catholique and a PhD in religious anthropology and the history of religions from the University of Paris-Sorbonne.
From carnivores' pickiness to wait staff flirting, the "Love Bites" survey cooks up the national recipe for dating success.
So, for the record, it's nothing to do with health and safety, potential missiles, the pickiness or otherwise of local recycling facilities, or, indeed because they're a choking hazard for babies (at Beyonce?