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Synonyms for pluck

Synonyms for pluck

Synonyms for pluck

the trait of showing courage and determination in spite of possible loss or injury

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the act of pulling and releasing a taut cord

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pull or pull out sharply

sell something to or obtain something from by energetic and especially underhanded activity

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pull lightly but sharply with a plucking motion

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strip of feathers

look for and gather

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And it all started with a homely-looking chicken plucker plan book.
Two important criteria about these workers were checked from official records before selecting them--(a) the attendance and efficiency of the pluckers, and (b) their health records which met the following requirements: no report of chronic disease and musculoskeletal problems.
a) In case of death of any plucker covered under this scheme, his nominee is paid Rs.
Additionally, the book highlights information on alternate methods for building the plucker and where to find some of its vital parts.
Further to Councillor Ken Walker's letter (Turkey Pluckers, 13.
Kimball notes it will cost about $500 to build one of his Whizbang pluckers using mostly new materials, but the price can be cut substantially if someone can salvage parts.
No discussion on the human resource factor in tea is complete without a reference to women workers, particularly the tea pluckers, who constitute the backbone of the industry No longer the neglected group of the past, issues involving them are slowly coming out into the open.
He said: "The pluckers wear wooden shoes because the ground is dirty and wet, and there are a lot of leeches.
The Assam-based innovator already has 39 global patents to his credit and has won the World Technology Award, 2012 offered by the World Technology Network, for a mini CTC tea plant that seeks to help smalltime tea pluckers and farmers and the NASA Technology Award 2012 for his desktop pomegranate de-seeding machine.
Investigators from Animal Defenders took jobs as pluckers and hangers at top turkey farms and filmed gruesome scenes of cruelty.
Most tea pluckers in the island are women and, although they were initially wary of venturing into this unconventional form of harvesting, they have soon come to value its positive attributes.
Pleasant Pluckers played their final match at the Mount and notched up a closely fought 5-4 success.
LEADERS Crusaders were stunned by mid-table Pleasant Pluckers in Division One of the Bedworth Pool League as they crumbled to a 5-2 defeat with Steve Harrison spearheading the shock success.
In the case of tea, TranFair's operations will benefit tea pluckers and other plantation workers in these countries.