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Synonyms for pluck
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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. pluck

    Synonyms:
    eradicate, root out, exterminate

Princeton's WordNet

  1. gutsiness, pluck, pluckinessnoun

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

    Synonyms:
    gutsiness, pluckiness

  2. pluckverb

    the act of pulling and releasing a taut cord

    Synonyms:
    gutsiness, pluckiness

  3. pluck, tweak, pull off, pick offverb

    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, rollverb

    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, hookverb

    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, pickverb

    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, displumeverb

    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, cullverb

    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

Editors Contribution

  1. plort

    north yorkshire dialect.

    plort that brace of pheasant, and we’ll roast them for dinner.

    Submitted by anonymous on February 5, 2020  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. pluckverb

    Synonyms:
    pull (quickly), twitch, snatch, jerk, yerk

  2. plucknoun

    Synonyms:
    spirit, courage, resolution, manhood, indomitableness, backbone, determination, energy, force, mettle, nerve, hardihood, force of character, strength of will

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. plucknoun

    Synonyms:
    courage, energy, spirit, stamina, pluckiness

  2. pluckverb

    Synonyms:
    pull, draw, pick, gather

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. pluck

    Synonyms:
    See Organ pluck

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How to use pluck in a sentence?

  1. Vivian Diller:

    If we know that it is in your genes you will get gray hair at a certain age, no matter what you do, you will say, 'OK, I'll just color it. I'm not going to pluck them out, and I know it doesn't mean I'm old and dying,'.

  2. Robertson Davies:

    Happiness is always a by-product. It is probably a matter of temperament, and for anything I know it may be glandular. But it is not something that can be demanded from life, and if you are not happy you had better stop worrying about it and see what treasures you can pluck from your own brand of unhappiness.

  3. James A. Garfield:

    A pound of pluck is worth a ton of luck.

  4. Dr. Urooj Umer:

    Don't let others to spoil your inner peace and don't allow yourself to pluck your fortitude by rot raps of anyone...

  5. 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.


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