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tr.v. hand·picked, hand·pick·ing, hand·picks
1. To gather or pick by hand.
2. To select personally.

hand′picked′ adj.
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1. to pick by hand.
2. to select personally and with care.
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Until then, keep scraping off those egg clusters and handpick as best you can.
"I am just very excited to be able to handpick good stories because before I was a writer I was an avid reader, and I want to be able to give readers the things that they want."
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Prayut's deputy Prawit Wongsuwan has the authority to handpick the senators and has said he will not select anyone he cannot command.
'The first respondent cannot just handpick persons and appoint them as chairperson and board members of various state cooperation boards,' Wasilwa ruled.
Primm "has an uncanny ability to handpick people from different disciplines, put them together and make it work," Voornas said.
"Having Chris Shipley handpick us to demonstrate our newest mobile productivity solution validates our development strategy."
Jubilee then resolved to handpick individuals who had been fronted for the vote but the list was rejected.
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Also performing at the community-led event on August 10 will be five handpicked local up and coming support bands handpicked for their talent.
London, United Kingdom, December 21, 2012 --(PR.com)-- The Culture Trip has relaunched at www.theculturetrip.com as a comprehensive travel and culture resource offering handpicked recommendations for travellers to every destination in the world.