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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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Sam and Luke both indicated some knowledge of the word pluck by providing a context for the word.
By his skill and coolness, Sergeant Pluck succeeded in bringing his gun out of action without a single casualty to the crew and materially assisted the remainder of the battalion to escape.
Gabriela Camacho, assistant director of NCSA's Office of Alumni and Career Services, says, "The most significant and repetitive challenge each Pluck group faces is learning how to work as a group, everyone sharing the same amount of work and responsibility, learning to work together.
That courage and pluck have taken Adler and Doonan a long way from their origins--in, respectively, suburban New Jersey and Reading, England--a journey Doonan chronicles in Nasty.
Pluck said working with textile manufacturers and fashion designers is a fascinating business.
During the summer, board members and administrators went on a retreat to receive more in-depth training with Pluck.
Pluck, 2000, is Davis's first foray into time-based work.
The OPEC oil crisis is a striking example of a non-monetary downward pluck that has occurred since the preceding paragraphs were written, and undoubtedly there are many others.
Demand Media today announced a major extension of its Pluck integrated community platform (Pluck 5).
Another possible cause could be that its cage is too small, which can lead to feather damage that the bird will pluck at.
Most women hold pointed tweezers at right angles to their brows and wonder why they can't pluck any hairs out,' says Shavata.
I once tried to pluck my brows like Marilyn Monroe," the Daily Telegraph quoted her as saying.
East Anglia firm Kelly Turkeys says its wax plucking trials have been a success, halving the number of people needed to pluck the birds.
iCrossing and Pluck Reveal How Marketers can Benefit from a Synergistic Approach to Search and Social Media