V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary
Definition: courage and determination
Synonyms: courage, spirit, heart, mettle, moxie, determination, fortitude, bravery
Antonyms: cowardice, indifference
Tips: When someone has pluck, that person has heart, spirit, and the fortitude to persevere. The adjective plucky describes a person who is spirited and may be feisty. For a memory trick, note the word "luck" in pluck. Now, if you're naturally a lucky person, you may be full of pluck (courage, spirit, heart) because you're confident things will go your way.
She's got a lot of pluck to stand up for herself like that. (courage, spirit, moxie)
He may be in his late 90's, but my grandfather still has a lot of pluck. (fortitude, determination, moxie)
My chihuahua is a plucky little dog and will bark at dogs four times its size. (spirited, feisty, brave) adjective
He's never shown a lot of pluck and routinely lets people walk all over him. (courage, fortitude)
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