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That is the name given to the plucky band of basketballers from Argentina that took the Olympics by storm in 2004.
As those of us with Flavia-mania know from previous books, the plucky adolescent is terrifically entertaining — the world’s foremost brainiac/chemist/sleuth/busybody/smarty-pants.
Jan’s good nature shines through his ego, just as his wife Marla (Jenny Slate) compensates for her lifelong obsession with having won a local beauty pageant as a teenager with her plucky attitude.
Then, about a decade after the studio first opened, a plucky Midwestern globetrotter named Lydia Bach found her way to Berk’s studio.
From little Sojourner to Mars 2020, the tradition of NASA's plucky Mars rovers rolls on.
The film — which Warners bought from the beleaguered Weinstein Co. and producer StudioCanal — again centers on the plucky Peruvian bear (voiced by Ben Whishaw) as he and the Brown family team to unmask the thief.
The plucky cable cars, scrabbling up its impossible hillsides.
Rossini’s classic, based on the Beaumarchais play, receives a staging from the plucky Amore Opera company, directed by Nathan Hull.
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