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To select only the best from a range of options.

The priest didn't agree with all the verses in the Bible so he cherry picked the ones he liked, and believed in them.

Additional definitions for 'cherry pick':

cherry pickTo position oneself near the opponent's goal to attempt to receive an errant or intentional pass for an easy score, as in basketball or versions of soccer where offsides are not enforced.
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