pluck


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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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Hence greater EF is required to pluck anagen hair that the telogen hair.
Chocolatier Michael Sacco, of Toronto-based Chocosol Traders, is one of Pluck Tea's local partners.
When hairs are plucked, they are pulled out by the root.
Sam and Luke both indicated some knowledge of the word pluck by providing a context for the word.
I must admit when I go to Alberta each fall, my friends and I bring home a lot of skinned geese to be filleted at a later date because the generous limits allow us to take more than we could ever pluck on the spot.
Brush brows straight up, and pluck strays below our line.
"When I was in high school, I worked at a game preserve and would pluck up to 100 ducks a night.
There should be a Premier League snookerstyle pluck-clock, allowing only three seconds after the final dart hits the board for all darts to be plucked.
The Web site, which is the online arm of The Boston Globe, is also using Pluck's platform for its Your Town network of hyperlocal sites.
Pluck seized on the opportunity to capitalize on Demand Media's resources and breadth of penetration.
Pluck have starred in fringes from Edinburgh to Adelaide and produce nothing short of musical mayhem.
To remedy long neglect of the caregiver and protect against emerging health threats, it is time, as Cassatt put it, for women to pluck the fruits of knowledge and science.
Named for the pluck and determination of the students who spearheaded it, the initial Pluck Project consisted of a free performance of solo works by graduating contemporary dance students, produced entirely by the students themselves at the Context Theater, a 75-seat venue in New York City.
Both amniocentesis and another procedure called chorionic villus sampling, in which doctors pluck bits of the placenta, isolate fetal cells that can reveal many genetic problems in an unborn baby with near certainty.
They are your "guitar strings." Use your fingers to pluck each string.