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In May we watched the plucky male wren carry building materials up to the simple box, then figure out how to get a five-inch twig through a 1¼-inch hole.
ON THE HOUSE: WRENS ARE NESTING IN MY BACKYARD BIRD BOX. I COULDN’T BE HAPPIER.JOHN KELLYJULY 7, 2021WASHINGTON POST
To many, Pittsburgh is still very much the plucky but troubled city reeling from the deindustrialization of the 70s and 80s, as the factory and industry jobs that formed its foundation moved out of town and shipped overseas.
CMU’S PRESIDENT DISCUSSES HOW PITTSBURGH IS BUILDING — AND RETAINING — HIGH-TECH STARTUPSBRIAN HEATERJULY 2, 2021TECHCRUNCH
Now the plucky, anonymous 11-time national champions hope to be the latest First Four winner to make a spirited tournament run.
COLLEGE BASKETBALL’S BLUE BLOODS RUN COLD DURING THIS NCAA TOURNAMENTJERRY BREWERMARCH 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
If you live in a city but are looking for a plucky little adventuremobile that can, you’ll want the Bronco Sport, which starts at $26,820.
FIVE OFF-ROAD VEHICLES TO LOOK FORWARD TO IN 2021WES SILERJANUARY 1, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
The two haulers below—one a plucky Ford pickup and the other an all-terrain Jeep—may be more exciting than my Bonneville beast, but they’re just as sensible.
FUN HAULERSJOE PHILLIPSDECEMBER 19, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
Shouting to his two plucky assistants to come back, Frank called out to Chumru and bade him join them.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
Good sport is expected; because they all say a plucky fellow like you is certain to lead into new and difficult places.
DIGBY HEATHCOTEW.H.G. KINGSTON
They are plucky fellows, and would be powerful allies; but I suspect that you will have some difficulty in managing them.
DIGBY HEATHCOTEW.H.G. KINGSTON
Poor Williams,” said Duncan, as they went out of school, “how very plucky of you not to cry.
ERIC, OR LITTLE BY LITTLEFREDERIC W. FARRAR
Its rider, bending low in the saddle, was sending the plucky little beast along at a furious gallop.
MOTOR MATT'S DARING, OR, TRUE TO HIS FRIENDSSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PLUCKY

  • audacious
  • bold
  • chivalrous
  • courageous
  • dauntless
  • doughty
  • fearless
  • gallant
  • game
  • gutsy
  • heroic
  • intrepid
  • lionhearted
  • plucky
  • stout
  • stouthearted
  • unafraid
  • undaunted
  • unflinching
  • valiant
  • valorous
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