Thesaurus / pluck
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
It is more advantageous to pluck the leaves when they are dry than when they are moist.
You've done a big thing to-day, and if you hadn't had more pluck and ginger than common, it's a cinch you'd have lost out.
MOTOR MATT'S "CENTURY" RUNSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
You that hate good, and love evil: that violently pluck off their skins from them and their flesh from their bones?
And I will pluck up thy groves out of the midst of thee: and will crush thy cities.
For a pen she would catch a goose, pluck a quill, and ask Billy to cut it.
And if thy right eye scandalize thee, pluck it out and cast it from thee.
It is a sad pity that such ludicrous associations should centre round the word “pluck.”
JULIAN HOMEDEAN FREDERIC W. FARRAR
Dawkins had not been an hour in master's company before he knew that he had a pidgin to pluck.
MEMOIRS OF MR. CHARLES J. YELLOWPLUSHWILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY
He knew that the situation was bad, and that it would take lots of pluck to bring them through it.
OVERLANDJOHN WILLIAM DE FOREST
They are wanting in pluck, and as the Rebels advance, run straight up the hill towards the battery.
THE BOYS OF '61CHARLES CARLETON COFFIN.
WORDS RELATED TO PLUCK
- intestinal fortitude
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