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Overview of noun pluck

The noun pluck has 2 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) gutsiness, pluck, pluckiness

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

2. pluck

(the act of pulling and releasing a taut cord)

Overview of verb pluck

The verb pluck has 6 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (3) pluck, tweak, pull off, pick off

(pull or pull out sharply; "pluck the flowers off the bush")

2. hustle, pluck, roll

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

3. overcharge, soak, surcharge, gazump, fleece, plume, pluck, rob, hook

(rip off; ask an unreasonable price)

4. pluck, plunk, pick

(pull lightly but sharply with a plucking motion; "he plucked the strings of his mandolin")

5. pluck, pull, tear, deplume, deplumate, displume

(strip of feathers; "pull a chicken"; "pluck the capon")

6. pick, pluck, cull

(look for and gather; "pick mushrooms"; "pick flowers") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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