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Spanish translation of “pluck”

pluck

verb /plak/
to pull
arrancar
She plucked a grey/gray hair from her head He plucked at my sleeve.
to pull the feathers off (a chicken etc) before cooking it.
desplumar
to pick (flowers etc).
coger
to pull hairs out of (eyebrows) in order to improve their shape.
depilar (las cejas)
to pull and let go (the strings of a musical instrument)
puntear
He gently plucked the strings of his guitar.
plucky adjective (comparative pluckier, superlative pluckiest) courageous
valiente
a plucky young fellow.
pluckily adverb
valientemente
pluckiness noun
valentía
pluck up (the) courage/energy etc to gather up one’s courage etc (to do something)
armarse de valor
She plucked up (the) courage to ask a question.
(Definition of pluck from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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