Found 3 items, similar to Pluck.
English → Indonesian
gait, gotes, keberanian, memetik, mencabut, mencungkil, menggaitkan, menggamit, menggentarkan, petik
English → English
n 1: the trait of showing courage and determination in spite of
possible loss or injury [syn: gutsiness
2: the act of pulling and releasing a taut cord
v 1: pull or pull out sharply; “pluck the flowers off the bush”
, pull off
, pick off
2: sell something to or obtain something from by energetic and
especially underhanded activity [syn: hustle
3: rip off; ask an unreasonable price [syn: overcharge
4: pull lightly but sharply with a plucking motion; “he plucked
the strings of his mandolin”
5: strip of feathers; “pull a chicken”
; “pluck the capon”
6: look for and gather; “pick mushrooms”
; “pick flowers”
English → English
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Plucked
; p. pr. & vb. n.
.] [AS. pluccian; akin to LG. & D. plukken, G.
pfl["u]cken, Icel. plokka, plukka, Dan. plukke, Sw. plocka.
1. To pull; to draw.
Its own nature . . . plucks on its own dissolution.
2. Especially, to pull with sudden force or effort, or to
pull off or out from something, with a twitch; to twitch;
also, to gather, to pick; as, to pluck feathers from a
fowl; to pluck hair or wool from a skin; to pluck grapes.
I come to pluck your berries harsh and crude.
E'en children followed, with endearing wile,
And plucked his gown to share the good man's smile.
3. To strip of, or as of, feathers; as, to pluck a fowl.
They which pass by the way do pluck her. --Ps.
4. (Eng. Universities) To reject at an examination for
degrees. --C. Bront['e].
To pluck away
, to pull away, or to separate by pulling; to
To pluck down
, to pull down; to demolish; to reduce to a
to pluck off
, to pull or tear off; as, to pluck off the
to pluck up
(a) To tear up by the roots or from the foundation; to
eradicate; to exterminate; to destroy; as, to pluck up
a plant; to pluck up a nation. --Jer. xii. 17.
(b) To gather up; to summon; as, to pluck up courage.
, v. i.
To make a motion of pulling or twitching; -- usually with at;
as, to pluck at one's gown.
1. The act of plucking; a pull; a twitch.
2. [Prob. so called as being plucked out after the animal is
killed; or cf. Gael. & Ir. pluc a lump, a knot, a bunch.]
The heart, liver, and lights of an animal.
3. Spirit; courage; indomitable resolution; fortitude.
Decay of English spirit, decay of manly pluck.
4. The act of plucking, or the state of being plucked, at
college. See Pluck
, v. t., 4.
5. (Zo["o]l.) The lyrie. [Prov. Eng.]