pluck as a noun:
as a verb:
The trait of showing courage and determination in spite of possible loss or injury.
synonyms: gutsiness, pluckiness.
contempt of danger,
defiance of danger;
derring-do; ... show more
(absence of change)
constancy, ... show more
will of one's own,
strength of mind,
strength of will; ... show more
The act of pulling and releasing a taut cord.
Pull or pull out sharply:
— Pluck the flowers off the bush.
synonyms: pick off, pull off, tweak.
play one false,
jilt, ... show more
repudiate, ... show more
Sell something to or obtain something from by energetic and especially underhanded activity.
synonyms: hustle, roll.
Rip off; ask an unreasonable price.
synonyms: fleece, gazump, hook, overcharge, plume, rob, soak, surcharge.
put into one's pocket;
cull, ... show more
abstract; ... show more
Pull lightly but sharply with a plucking motion:
— He plucked the strings of his mandolin.
synonyms: pick, plunk.
Look for and gather.
synonyms: cull, pick.
Moby thesaurus: accumulate, amass, assemble, avulse, backbone, bare, bleed, bleed white, bob, boldness, bottle, bottom, bravery, bring in, bring together, bust, catch at, chutzpah, collect, courage ... show more.
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