- nerve, Nerve, fortitude, or persistence.
verb (plucks, plucking, plucked or obsolete, pluckt)
- He didn't get far with the attempt, but you have to admire his .
- The lungs, heart with trachea and often oesophagus removed from slaughtered animals.
- (transitive) To pull something sharply; to pull something out
- She plucked the phone from her bag and phoned her friend.
- (context, transitive, music) To gently play a single string, e.g. on a guitar, violin, etc.
- Whereas a piano strikes the string, a harpsichord plucks it.
- To remove feathers from a bird.
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