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Noun
Spirited and determined courage
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“Wendy couldn't help but admire the pluck and ingenuity these youngsters showed.”
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An act of pulling something
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The fact of continuing in an opinion or course of action in spite of difficulty or opposition
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Violent or hostile behavior
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The property of being sprightly
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Excessive confidence or boldness
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Shrewd or spirited initiative and resourcefulness
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The act of catching an object in motion
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Catch hold of and pull quickly
“His mother sank back down onto the couch and plucked at the seat.”
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To pull something sharply
“They strode past a cedar tree, and Caleb plucked several needles from a protruding branch.”
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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.”
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To gently play a single string, e
“He let his fingernails grow long, the better to pluck his new classical guitar.”
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To cheat, deceive or defraud someone for personal gain
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To take a tight hold of
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To steal (something)
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Tear
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To earn through work or effort
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