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Found 3 items, similar to Pluck.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: pluck gait, gotes, keberanian, memetik, mencabut, mencungkil, menggaitkan, menggamit, menggentarkan, petik
English → English (WordNet) Definition: pluck pluck n 1: the trait of showing courage and determination in spite of possible loss or injury [syn: gutsiness, pluckiness] [ant: gutlessness] 2: the act of pulling and releasing a taut cord v 1: pull or pull out sharply; “pluck the flowers off the bush” [syn: tweak, pull off, pick off] 2: sell something to or obtain something from by energetic and especially underhanded activity [syn: hustle, roll] 3: rip off; ask an unreasonable price [syn: overcharge, soak, surcharge, gazump, fleece, plume, rob, hook] [ant: undercharge] 4: pull lightly but sharply with a plucking motion; “he plucked the strings of his mandolin” [syn: plunk, pick] 5: strip of feathers; “pull a chicken”; “pluck the capon” [syn: pull, tear, deplume, deplumate, displume] 6: look for and gather; “pick mushrooms”; “pick flowers” [syn: pick, cull]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Pluck Pluck \Pluck\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Plucked; p. pr. & vb. n. Plucking.] [AS. pluccian; akin to LG. & D. plukken, G. pfl["u]cken, Icel. plokka, plukka, Dan. plukke, Sw. plocka. ?27.] 1. To pull; to draw. [1913 Webster] Its own nature . . . plucks on its own dissolution. --Je?. Taylor. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] I come to pluck your berries harsh and crude. --Milton. [1913 Webster] E'en children followed, with endearing wile, And plucked his gown to share the good man's smile. --Goldsmith. [1913 Webster] 3. To strip of, or as of, feathers; as, to pluck a fowl. [1913 Webster] They which pass by the way do pluck her. --Ps. lxxx.?2. [1913 Webster] 4. (Eng. Universities) To reject at an examination for degrees. --C. Bront['e]. [1913 Webster] To pluck away, to pull away, or to separate by pulling; to tear away. To pluck down, to pull down; to demolish; to reduce to a lower state. to pluck off, to pull or tear off; as, to pluck off the skin. 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. [1913 Webster] Pluck \Pluck\, v. i. To make a motion of pulling or twitching; -- usually with at; as, to pluck at one's gown. [1913 Webster] Pluck \Pluck\, n. 1. The act of plucking; a pull; a twitch. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] 3. Spirit; courage; indomitable resolution; fortitude. [1913 Webster] Decay of English spirit, decay of manly pluck. --Thackeray. [1913 Webster] 4. The act of plucking, or the state of being plucked, at college. See Pluck, v. t., 4. [1913 Webster] 5. (Zo["o]l.) The lyrie. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster]


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