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  Words related to pluck

Related / Similar Words: gutsiness, pluckiness, pick, cull, pull, tear, deplume, deplumate, displume, plunk, tweak, pull off, pick off, overcharge, soak, surcharge, gazump, fleece, plume, rob, hook, hustle, roll

 

Definition:
  • the act of pulling and releasing a taut cord;
  • the trait of showing courage and determination in spite of possible loss or injury;
  • look for and gather; "pick mushrooms"; "pick flowers";
  • strip of feathers; "pull a chicken"; "pluck the capon";
  • pull lightly but sharply with a plucking motion; "he plucked the strings of his mandolin";
  • pull or pull out sharply; "pluck the flowers off the bush";
  • rip off; ask an unreasonable price;
  • sell something to or obtain something from by energetic and especially underhanded activity;

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    See Also: cull out, pick up, receive, catch, tweak, pull off, pick off, sieve out, pick over, learn, hear, get word, get wind, find out, get a line, discover, see

     

    Hyponyms: mushroom, berry, twang, tweeze, extort, squeeze, rack, gouge, wring

     

    Grouped Verbs: draw off, draw away, pull off

     

    Entailments: charge, bill

     

    Derivational Morphology: plunk, pick, picking, picker, plectrum, plectron, pinch, tweak, overcharge, streetwalker, street girl, hooker, hustler, floozy, floozie, slattern, wheeler dealer, operator

     

     
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