pluck at

phrasal verb
plucked at; plucking at; plucks at

Definition of pluck at

: to pull part of (something) with one's fingers especially more than once He nervously plucked at the blanket.

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“Pluck at.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pluck%20at. Accessed 24 Sep. 2022.

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