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To extract something by pulling or picking at it
“I removed the tweezers from my kit and began to carefully pluck the splinter from his finger.”
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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.”
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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.”
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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.”
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To play a string instrument
“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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“Working agreements existed between many widely variegated groups which, in themselves, had nothing in common except the intent to pluck the gullible.”
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To take, pull or remove by force
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To steal, especially in small quantities, or articles of small value
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