"plucks" in the noun sense
1. gutsiness, pluck, pluckiness
the trait of showing courage and determination in spite of possible loss or injury
the act of pulling and releasing a taut cord
"plucks" in the verb sense
1. pluck, tweak, pull off, pick off
pull or pull out sharply
"pluck the flowers off the bush"
2. hustle, pluck, roll
sell something to or obtain something from by energetic and especially underhanded activity
3. overcharge, soak, surcharge, gazump, fleece, plume, pluck, rob, hook
rip off ask an unreasonable price
4. pluck, plunk, pick
pull lightly but sharply with a plucking motion
"he plucked the strings of his mandolin"
5. pluck, pull, tear, deplume, deplumate, displume
strip of feathers
"pull a chicken"
"pluck the capon"
6. pick, pluck, cull
look for and gather
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