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Antonyms for pluck
plʌk

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. gutsiness, pluck, pluckiness(noun)

    the trait of showing courage and determination in spite of possible loss or injury

    Synonyms:
    gutsiness, pluckiness

  2. pluck(verb)

    the act of pulling and releasing a taut cord

    Synonyms:
    gutsiness, pluckiness

  3. pluck, tweak, pull off, pick off(verb)

    pull or pull out sharply

    "pluck the flowers off the bush"

    Synonyms:
    fleece, cull, manage, bring off, surcharge, carry off, hustle, pick, deplume, hook, displume, tweak, fine-tune, pull off, pull, roll, overcharge, tear, soak, plunk, negociate, draw away, gazump, rob, deplumate, pick off, plume, draw off

  4. hustle, pluck, roll(verb)

    sell something to or obtain something from by energetic and especially underhanded activity

    Synonyms:
    roll, vagabond, hook, wind, ramble, cull, wrap, range, rob, pick, stray, rove, wave, deplumate, twine, surcharge, soak, overcharge, pull off, cast, flap, pull, wander, gazump, hustle, plunk, plume, bustle about, revolve, roll up, swan, deplume, roll out, pick off, tramp, turn over, bustle, undulate, tear, drift, tweak, seethe, displume, fleece, roam, wheel

  5. overcharge, soak, surcharge, gazump, fleece, plume, pluck, rob, hook(verb)

    rip off; ask an unreasonable price

    Synonyms:
    crochet, pride, hook, nobble, dress, congratulate, cull, abstract, preen, glom, douse, sneak, rob, drench, hit it up, lift, displume, pick off, pilfer, roll, swipe, surcharge, soak, overcharge, pull off, cop, accost, souse, pull, pawn, deplume, gazump, hustle, solicit, snare, dowse, snarf, shear, plunk, plume, primp, snitch, hock, tweak, pinch, filch, knock off, purloin, pick, deplumate, overload, thieve, sop, addict, cabbage, imbue, inebriate, tear, fleece, intoxicate

  6. pluck, plunk, pick(verb)

    pull lightly but sharply with a plucking motion

    "he plucked the strings of his mandolin"

    Synonyms:
    roll, peck, hook, find fault, cull, flump, piece, blame, beak, plank, rob, pick, displume, break up, plonk, deplumate, surcharge, soak, overcharge, pull off, plump, pull, plop, clunk, dive, hustle, clean, foot, clump, plunk, plume, clop, deplume, plunge, pick off, nibble, plunk down, tear, tweak, plump down, gazump, fleece

  7. pluck, pull, tear, deplume, deplumate, displume(verb)

    strip of feathers

    "pull a chicken"; "pluck the capon"

    Synonyms:
    roll, shoot, hook, pull in, attract, cull, overstretch, perpetrate, commit, rob, pick, snap, deplumate, rive, surcharge, soak, overcharge, pull off, buck, draw out, pull, get out, take out, gazump, hustle, root for, bust, plunk, plume, charge, deplume, pull up, pick off, shoot down, pull out, force, draw, tear, rend, tweak, draw in, extract, rip, displume, rupture, fleece

  8. pick, pluck, cull(verb)

    look for and gather

    "pick mushrooms"; "pick flowers"

    Synonyms:
    fleece, foot, clean, nibble, hustle, pick, surcharge, beak, deplume, gazump, hook, overcharge, tweak, pull off, pull, roll, displume, find fault, tear, soak, plunk, blame, piece, break up, rob, peck, deplumate, pick off, plume, cull

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. pluck

    Synonyms:
    eradicate, root out, exterminate

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. pluck(n)

    Synonyms:
    courage, energy, spirit, stamina, pluckiness

  2. pluck(v)

    Synonyms:
    pull, draw, pick, gather

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. pluck

    Synonyms:
    See Organ pluck

How to use pluck in a sentence?

  1. Abraham Lincoln:

    All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind.

  2. Kelly Smallridge:

    When the governor went after these institutes to come to Florida, we didn’t realize the amount of infrastructure that needed to be in place, you don’t just go and pluck two institutes and put them in a county and expect the industry overall to thrive and for companies to flock here.

  3. RJ Intindola:

    Love is often described as a fruit you can just reach out with your hand and pluck. However, one should beware, that although glowing in color, the fruit is often tainted or rotten.

  4. Peggy Noonan:

    I love eulogies. They are the most moving kind of speech because they attempt to pluck meaning from the fog, and on short order, when the emotions are still ragged and raw and susceptible to leaps.

  5. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Flowers are the beautiful hairs of the Mother Spring! Don’t pluck them!

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