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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of pulling and releasing a taut cord; The trait of showing courage and determination in spite of possible loss or injury. v. - Look for and gather; Strip of feathers;

Usage examples (34)
  • You can not pluck roses without fear of thorns.
  • His words set me thinking, and I had to recognise, rather bitterly, that what I call pluck did not form a great part of my birthright.
  • And indeed, much pluck is roused in a dauntless fashion in space.
  • These I would pluck from the plants, pinching them off with my thumb nail. for more
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