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pluck

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 the act or an instance of applying force on something so that it moves in the direction of the force
  • a quick pluck pulled the hair right out

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pluck

verb

Synonyms of pluck (Entry 2 of 2)

to rob by the use of trickery or threats
  • the Internet opened up a whole new medium for con artists to pluck the gullible

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The first known use of pluck was before the 12th century

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“Pluck.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/pluck. Accessed 18 Aug. 2022.

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