Pluck in a sentence

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1. [verb]to pull or pull out quickly;

“The little kid plucked the flowers off the vase.

I plucked a daisy for her.

She plucked the hat from his head.

He plucked the large spider from the bush and flung it away.

2. [verb]to remove the feathers from a bird; or hair from the body;

They are then plucked dry traditionally prepared turkeys cost more.

Priests in ancient Egyptian temples plucked every hair from their bodies, including their eyebrows and eyelashes.

You cannot pluck your eyebrows, cut your hair or talk loudly in public.

3. [verb] to take somebody away from a dangerous place or situation;

She was plucked from the water by a paramedic and treated on board the helicopter prior to transfer to hospital.

Three immigrants were plucked to safety after sailing in the sea for 24 hours.

4. [noun] courage;

It takes a lot of pluck to ask a that girl to dance.

Everyone present was amazed at her pluck to resist the intruders.

It takes a lot of pluck to admit your mistakes.