pluckily


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pluck·y

 (plŭk′ē)
adj. pluck·i·er, pluck·i·est
Having or showing courage and spirit in trying circumstances. See Synonyms at brave.

pluck′i·ly adv.
pluck′i·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.pluckily - in a plucky manner; "he was Brentford's defensive star in pluckily holding out the determined Reading raids for long periods"
Translations
بِشَجاعَه
odvážně
modigt
meî hugrekki
cesaretle

pluckily

[ˈplʌkɪlɪ] ADVvalientemente

pluckily

advtapfer, mutig

pluckily

[ˈplʌkɪlɪ] advcoraggiosamente

pluck

(plak) verb
1. to pull. She plucked a grey hair from her head; He plucked at my sleeve.
2. to pull the feathers off (a chicken etc) before cooking it.
3. to pick (flowers etc).
4. to pull hairs out of (eyebrows) in order to improve their shape.
5. to pull and let go (the strings of a musical instrument).
noun
courage He showed a lot of pluck.
ˈplucky adjective
courageous. a plucky young fellow.
ˈpluckily adverb
ˈpluckiness noun
pluck up (the) courage/energy etc
to gather up one's courage etc (to do something). She plucked up (the) courage to ask a question.
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They had set me with my back against the wall, and I stood there, looking Silver in the face, pluckily enough, I hope, to all outward appearance, but with black despair in my heart.
In the midst of it all the worthy vicar was very pluckily holding an early celebra- tion, and his bell was jangling out above the excitement.
Nor had the doctor so much as met him, but had merely read of him in connection with a small sensation at the suburban branch which my namesake managed; an armed robber had been rather pluckily beaten off, with a bullet in him, by this Raffles; and the sort of thing was so common out there that this was the first I had heard of it
Once, an English ship, scudding in a storm, tried to stand by them, heaving-to pluckily under their lee.
She had elderly customers in the shop at the time and an elderly man gave chase, somewhat pluckily, and tried to confront the defendant.
Then he pluckily attempts to drive a 200-ton locomotive.
He wrote us so pluckily, saying: 'Well, Fritz got me at last.
Tillis will also suggest that Obamacare, which Hagan pluckily says she would vote for again, portends a dismal future of government-run health care akin to that offered in today's alarming VA hospitals, including a troubled one in Durham.
Pulling it out at school the next day his teacher scoffed at the recipe for Paris Brest, a series of dainty choux pastries filled with Chantilly cream, which Purnell pluckily went on to produce.
But, defiantly braving the tumbleweed silence, double-actfrom-hell Phil and Christine pluckily pressed on with their "comedy" routines.
Evans then suffered a shoulder jury but pluckily carried on to keep the visitors' attack at bay.
In spite of being plagued with throat infections, the cast pluckily played on and there were packed houses on each of the four nights of the show 32648329 | IT'S Postman Pat