Pluck – meaning of the word and examples

To pull something, especially with a sudden movement, in order to remove it. (Cambridge Dictionary)

To remove the feathers from a chicken or other bird so that it can be cooked and eaten. (Cambridge Dictionary)

To pull or pick off or out. (Merriam – Webster)

To remove something (such as hairs) from by or as if by plucking. (Merriam – Webster)

To move, remove, or separate forcibly or abruptly. (Merriam -Webster)

Take hold of (something) and quickly remove it from its place. (Oxford Dictionaries)

Examples

Plucking hair from your nose can kill you!

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/life-style/beauty/plucking-hair-from-your-nose-can-kill-you/why-you-should-not-pluck-nasal-hair/photostory/64961065.cms

Plucking hairs ‘can make more grow’

https://www.bbc.com/news/health-32233570

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