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Word - rootword - affixes
tamili - pili - ^m<p~ta-~
ta.mi.li. - 3 syllables

^m<p = mili
ta- = tamili
tamili

tamili [ta.mi.lî.] : choosy (adj.); fussy (adj.)
pili [pí.li.] : Canarium ovatum (n.)
pili [pí.lî.] : choose (v.); elect (v.); pick (v.); select (v.)

Derivatives of pili


Glosses:
choosy
adj. 1. choosey, choosydifficult to please.
~ fastidiousgiving careful attention to detail; hard to please; excessively concerned with cleanliness.; "a fastidious and incisive intellect"; "fastidious about personal cleanliness"
fussy
adj. 1. bad-tempered, crabbed, crabby, cross, fussy, grouchy, grumpy, ill-temperedannoyed and irritable.
~ ill-naturedhaving an irritable and unpleasant disposition.
adj. 2. busy, fussyovercrowded or cluttered with detail.; "a busy painting"; "a fussy design"
~ fancynot plain; decorative or ornamented.; "fancy handwriting"; "fancy clothes"
adj. 3. finical, finicky, fussy, particular, pickyexacting especially about details.; "a finicky eater"; "fussy about clothes"; "very particular about how her food was prepared"
~ fastidiousgiving careful attention to detail; hard to please; excessively concerned with cleanliness.; "a fastidious and incisive intellect"; "fastidious about personal cleanliness"
elect
n. (group)1. chosen, electan exclusive group of people.; "one of the elect who have power inside the government"
~ elite, elite groupa group or class of persons enjoying superior intellectual or social or economic status.
v. (social)2. electselect by a vote for an office or membership.; "We elected him chairman of the board"
~ choose, pick out, select, takepick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives.; "Take any one of these cards"; "Choose a good husband for your daughter"; "She selected a pair of shoes from among the dozen the salesgirl had shown her"
~ co-optchoose or elect as a fellow member or colleague.; "The church members co-opted individuals from similar backgrounds to replenish the congregation"
~ reelect, returnelect again.
v. (cognition)3. electchoose.; "I elected to have my funds deposited automatically"
~ choose, pick out, select, takepick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives.; "Take any one of these cards"; "Choose a good husband for your daughter"; "She selected a pair of shoes from among the dozen the salesgirl had shown her"
adj. 4. elect, eliteselected as the best.; "an elect circle of artists"; "elite colleges"
~ selectedchosen in preference to another.
adj. 5. electelected but not yet installed in office.; "the president elect"
~ incomingarriving at a place or position.; "incoming class"; "incoming mail"
pick
n. (cognition)1. choice, pick, selectionthe person or thing chosen or selected.; "he was my pick for mayor"
~ deciding, decision makingthe cognitive process of reaching a decision.; "a good executive must be good at decision making"
~ pleasurea formal expression.; "he serves at the pleasure of the President"
~ favorite, favouritesomething regarded with special favor or liking.; "that book is one of my favorites"
~ waydoing as one pleases or chooses.; "if I had my way"
n. (quantity)2. pick, pickingthe quantity of a crop that is harvested.; "he sent the first picking of berries to the market"; "it was the biggest peach pick in years"
~ output, yield, productionthe quantity of something (as a commodity) that is created (usually within a given period of time).; "production was up in the second quarter"
n. (group)3. cream, pickthe best people or things in a group.; "the cream of England's young men were killed in the Great War"
~ elite, elite groupa group or class of persons enjoying superior intellectual or social or economic status.
n. (artifact)4. filling, pick, weft, woofthe yarn woven across the warp yarn in weaving.
~ cloth, fabric, textile, materialartifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers.; "the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent"; "woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC"; "she measured off enough material for a dress"
~ thread, yarna fine cord of twisted fibers (of cotton or silk or wool or nylon etc.) used in sewing and weaving.
~ weavepattern of weaving or structure of a fabric.
n. (artifact)5. pick, plectron, plectruma small thin device (of metal or plastic or ivory) used to pluck a stringed instrument.
~ devicean instrumentality invented for a particular purpose.; "the device is small enough to wear on your wrist"; "a device intended to conserve water"
~ guitar picka plectrum used to pluck a guitar.
n. (artifact)6. picka thin sharp implement used for removing unwanted material.; "he used a pick to clean the dirt out of the cracks"
~ hand toola tool used with workers' hands.
~ ice pick, icepickpick consisting of a steel rod with a sharp point; used for breaking up blocks of ice.
~ toothpickpick consisting of a small strip of wood or plastic; used to pick food from between the teeth.
n. (artifact)7. pick, pickax, pickaxea heavy iron tool with a wooden handle and a curved head that is pointed on both ends.; "they used picks and sledges to break the rocks"
~ edge toolany cutting tool with a sharp cutting edge (as a chisel or knife or plane or gouge).
~ mattocka kind of pick that is used for digging; has a flat blade set at right angles to the handle.
n. (act)8. picka basketball maneuver; obstructing an opponent with one's body.; "he was called for setting an illegal pick"
~ basketball playa play executed by a basketball team.
n. (act)9. choice, option, pick, selectionthe act of choosing or selecting.; "your choice of colors was unfortunate"; "you can take your pick"
~ actionsomething done (usually as opposed to something said).; "there were stories of murders and other unnatural actions"
~ castingthe choice of actors to play particular roles in a play or movie.
~ coloration, colourationchoice and use of colors (as by an artist).
~ sampling(statistics) the selection of a suitable sample for study.
~ decision, determination, conclusionthe act of making up your mind about something.; "the burden of decision was his"; "he drew his conclusions quickly"
~ willing, volitionthe act of making a choice.; "followed my father of my own volition"
~ electionthe act of selecting someone or something; the exercise of deliberate choice.; "her election of medicine as a profession"
~ balloting, vote, voting, ballota choice that is made by counting the number of people in favor of each alternative.; "there were only 17 votes in favor of the motion"; "they allowed just one vote per person"
v. (cognition)10. pickselect carefully from a group.; "She finally picked her successor"; "He picked his way carefully"
~ choose, pick out, select, takepick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives.; "Take any one of these cards"; "Choose a good husband for your daughter"; "She selected a pair of shoes from among the dozen the salesgirl had shown her"
~ hand-pickpick personally and very carefully.; "the director hand-picked his new team"
v. (contact)11. cull, pick, plucklook for and gather.; "pick mushrooms"; "pick flowers"
~ gather, pull together, collect, garnerassemble or get together.; "gather some stones"; "pull your thoughts together"
~ mushroompick or gather mushrooms.; "We went mushrooming in the Fall"
~ berrypick or gather berries.; "We went berrying in the summer"
v. (communication)12. blame, find fault, pickharass with constant criticism.; "Don't always pick on your little brother"
~ criticise, criticize, pick apart, knockfind fault with; express criticism of; point out real or perceived flaws.; "The paper criticized the new movie"; "Don't knock the food--it's free"
v. (creation)13. pickprovoke.; "pick a fight or a quarrel"
~ call forth, evoke, kick up, provokeevoke or provoke to appear or occur.; "Her behavior provoked a quarrel between the couple"
v. (change)14. pickremove in small bits.; "pick meat from a bone"
~ remove, take away, withdraw, takeremove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract.; "remove a threat"; "remove a wrapper"; "Remove the dirty dishes from the table"; "take the gun from your pocket"; "This machine withdraws heat from the environment"
v. (change)15. clean, pickremove unwanted substances from, such as feathers or pits.; "Clean the turkey"
~ remove, take away, withdraw, takeremove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract.; "remove a threat"; "remove a wrapper"; "Remove the dirty dishes from the table"; "take the gun from your pocket"; "This machine withdraws heat from the environment"
v. (possession)16. pickpilfer or rob.; "pick pockets"
~ robtake something away by force or without the consent of the owner.; "The burglars robbed him of all his money"
v. (possession)17. foot, pickpay for something.; "pick up the tab"; "pick up the burden of high-interest mortgages"; "foot the bill"
~ paygive money, usually in exchange for goods or services.; "I paid four dollars for this sandwich"; "Pay the waitress, please"
v. (contact)18. pick, pluck, plunkpull lightly but sharply with a plucking motion.; "he plucked the strings of his mandolin"
~ draw, pull, forcecause to move by pulling.; "draw a wagon"; "pull a sled"
~ twangpluck (strings of an instrument).; "He twanged his bow"
v. (contact)19. break up, pickattack with or as if with a pickaxe of ice or rocky ground, for example.; "Pick open the ice"
~ hack, chopcut with a hacking tool.
~ piercecut or make a way through.; "the knife cut through the flesh"; "The path pierced the jungle"; "Light pierced through the forest"
v. (contact)20. beak, peck, pickhit lightly with a picking motion.
~ strikedeliver a sharp blow, as with the hand, fist, or weapon.; "The teacher struck the child"; "the opponent refused to strike"; "The boxer struck the attacker dead"
v. (consumption)21. nibble, pick, pieceeat intermittently; take small bites of.; "He pieced at the sandwich all morning"; "She never eats a full meal--she just nibbles"
~ eattake in solid food.; "She was eating a banana"; "What did you eat for dinner last night?"
select
v. (cognition)1. choose, pick out, select, takepick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives.; "Take any one of these cards"; "Choose a good husband for your daughter"; "She selected a pair of shoes from among the dozen the salesgirl had shown her"
~ empanel, impanel, panelselect from a list.; "empanel prospective jurors"
~ anointchoose by or as if by divine intervention.; "She was anointed the head of the Christian fundamentalist group"
~ fieldselect (a team or individual player) for a game.; "The Buckeyes fielded a young new quarterback for the Rose Bowl"
~ sieve, siftdistinguish and separate out.; "sift through the job candidates"
~ drawselect or take in from a given group or region.; "The participants in the experiment were drawn from a representative population"
~ dialchoose by means of a dial.; "dial a telephone number"
~ plump, gogive support (to) or make a choice (of) one out of a group or number.; "I plumped for the losing candidates"
~ pickselect carefully from a group.; "She finally picked her successor"; "He picked his way carefully"
~ electchoose.; "I elected to have my funds deposited automatically"
~ excerpt, extract, take outtake out of a literary work in order to cite or copy.
~ cull out, winnowselect desirable parts from a group or list.; "cull out the interesting letters from the poet's correspondence"; "winnow the finalists from the long list of applicants"
~ cream off, skim offpick the best.
~ pick over, sieve outseparate or remove.; "The customer picked over the selection"
~ set apart, assign, specifyselect something or someone for a specific purpose.; "The teacher assigned him to lead his classmates in the exercise"
~ single outselect from a group.; "She was singled out for her outstanding performance"
~ decide, make up one's mind, determinereach, make, or come to a decision about something.; "We finally decided after lengthy deliberations"
~ think ofchoose in one's mind.; "Think of any integer between 1 and 25"
~ specify, fix, limit, set, determine, definedecide upon or fix definitely.; "fix the variables"; "specify the parameters"
~ adopt, espouse, followchoose and follow; as of theories, ideas, policies, strategies or plans.; "She followed the feminist movement"; "The candidate espouses Republican ideals"
~ screen out, sieve, sort, screenexamine in order to test suitability.; "screen these samples"; "screen the job applicants"
~ vote inelect in a voting process.; "They voted in Clinton"
~ electselect by a vote for an office or membership.; "We elected him chairman of the board"
~ nominate, proposeput forward; nominate for appointment to an office or for an honor or position.; "The President nominated her as head of the Civil Rights Commission"
~ voteexpress one's preference for a candidate or for a measure or resolution; cast a vote.; "He voted for the motion"; "None of the Democrats voted last night"
adj. 2. choice, prime, prize, quality, selectof superior grade.; "choice wines"; "prime beef"; "prize carnations"; "quality paper"; "select peaches"
~ superiorof high or superior quality or performance.; "superior wisdom derived from experience"; "superior math students"
adj. 3. blue-ribbon, selectselected or chosen for special qualifications.; "the blue-ribbon event of the season"
~ superiorof high or superior quality or performance.; "superior wisdom derived from experience"; "superior math students"