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Usage for pluck


Take a pair of tweezers, grab it where it is attached to the skin and pluck the varmint off. Don't spin the tweezers, don't mash up the body. Just pluck 'em and clean the area with some antiseptic. A scab will probably develop there in a few days, ...

Nothing is less reliable than to reach across the decades and try to pluck out a fact. Something can seem crystal clear, but really be a fuzzy fantasy and you don't realize it. For example. I distinctly remember, as a small boy, seeing the Mona Lisa at ...

Chris Christie's visit to Princeton University last Friday night unfolded more like a typical town-hall meeting, complete with his always-amusing story about being told as a child to pluck cash off a nonexistent money tree. ...