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a plucked chicken
He plucked absent-mindedly at the guitar strings.
Ships in the area plucked 45 people from the sea.
Rescue crews plucked them to safety.
‘75% of people agree with me,’ I said, plucking a figure out of the air.
He finally plucked up the courage to speak to her.
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