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Noun
Spirited and determined courage
“Wendy couldn't help but admire the pluck and ingenuity these youngsters showed.”
Noun
The act or an instance of applying force on something so that it moves in the direction of the force
“… a quick pluck pulled the hair right out.”
Verb
Catch hold of and pull quickly
“His mother sank back down onto the couch and plucked at the seat.”
Verb
To pull something sharply
“They strode past a cedar tree, and Caleb plucked several needles from a protruding branch.”
Verb
To remove feathers from a bird
“They also want cheap labour to cut the sugar cane, pluck the chickens, pick the oranges, mow the lawns and make the beds.”
Verb
To gently play a single string, e
“He let his fingernails grow long, the better to pluck his new classical guitar.”
Verb
To rob by the use of trickery or threats
“… the Internet opened up a whole new medium for con artists to pluck the gullible.”
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