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To have removed from a particular place
“I removed the tweezers from my kit and began to carefully pluck the splinter from his finger.”
To have taken possession of, usually under suspicious circumstances
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Past tense for to catch hold of (and pull quickly)
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“Seemingly from out of nowhere, Molly's sister appeared at his side to pluck at his jacket sleeve.”
Past tense for to remove feathers from a bird
“They also need labor to cut the sugar cane, pluck the chickens, pick the oranges, mow the lawns, and make the beds.”
Past tense for to harvest or gather something by pulling it
“Depending on their height, pickers had to bend over and down to pluck cotton from the bolls.”
Past tense for to play a string instrument
“He let his fingernails grow long, the better to pluck his new classical guitar.”
Past tense for to cheat, deceive or defraud someone for personal gain
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“Working agreements existed between many widely variegated groups which, in themselves, had nothing in common except the intent to pluck the gullible.”
Past tense for to take, pull or remove by force
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