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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pluckedadjective

    of a stringed instrument; sounded with the fingers or a plectrum

  2. pluckedadjective

    having the feathers removed, as from a pelt or a fowl

    "a plucked chicken"; "an unfeathered goose"

Wiktionary

  1. pluckedadjective

    (of something with feathers, hair etc.) Having had these items removed by plucking.

  2. pluckedadjective

    Played by plucking.

Wikipedia

  1. plucked

    Death Laid an Egg (Italian: La morte ha fatto l'uovo) is a 1968 giallo film directed by Giulio Questi. Written by Questi and Franco Arcalli, the film stars Ewa Aulin, Gina Lollobrigida and Jean-Louis Trintignant.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Plucked

    of Pluck

  2. Pluckedadjective

    having courage and spirit

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of plucked in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of plucked in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of plucked in a Sentence

  1. Helena Earl:

    Joseph Sparano said. The TAILORx study was n’t the only breakthrough research on breast cancer that was presented at ASCO. Dr. Helena Earl, a professor from the University of Cambridge in Britain, looked at whether women with HER-2 positive early-stage breast cancer could be treated with the drug Herceptin for 6 months instead of 12. Though Herceptin has improved survival and recurrence rates for over a decade in breast cancer patients, the drug is associated with a risk for heart damage in long-term users. When Herceptin was first introduced the 12-month period was almost plucked out of the air and there was n’t any evidence of how long you woud need to carry on with a targeted treatment to get the effect.

  2. Tom Jennings:

    She was plucked out basically from a life of luxury… having been raised by the Hearst family, to being tied up in a broom closet for days on end, being indoctrinated to this point of view that, everything having to do with how society was held together was wrong, who among us is to say how we would react under those kinds of circumstances?

  3. Wallace Stevens:

    Democritus plucked his eye out because he could not look at a woman without thinking of her as a woman. If he had read a few of our novels, he would have torn himself to pieces.

  4. D. A. F. Sade, "Dialogue between a Priest and a Dying Man":

    ... and thereof do I repent: I only plucked an occasional flower when I might have gathered an ample harvest of fruit -- such are the just grounds for the regrets I have ...

  5. D. H. Lawrence:

    Love is the flower of life, and blossoms unexpectedly and without law, and must be plucked where it is found, and enjoyed for the brief hour of its duration.

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