pick off

Primary Meanings of pick off

1.
v
pull or pull out sharply
2.
v
shoot one by one
Full Definitions of pick off
1

v pull or pull out sharply

Synonyms:
pluck, pull off, tweak
draw away, draw off, pull off
remove by drawing or pulling
Types:
tweeze
pluck with tweezers
Type of:
draw, force, pull
cause to move by pulling
2

v shoot one by one

Type of:
pip, shoot
kill by firing a missile

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