Definition of Pluckily

1. Adverb. In a plucky manner. "He was Brentford's defensive star in pluckily holding out the determined Reading raids for long periods"

Partainyms: Plucky



Definition of Pluckily

1. adv. In a plucky manner.

Definition of Pluckily

1. Adverb. In a plucky manner. ¹

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Definition of Pluckily

1. plucky [adv] - See also: plucky

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pluckily

ploying
ployment
ploys
ployurethan
pls
plu
pluck
pluck at
pluck up
pluckable
plucked
plucker
pluckers
pluckier
pluckiest
pluckily (current term)
pluckiness
pluckinesses
plucking
plucking post
plucking posts
pluckings
pluckless
plucks
pluckt
plucky
plucot
plucots
plue
plues

Literary usage of Pluckily

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1. Niphon and Pe-che-li; or, Two years in Japan and northern China by Edward Barrington De Fonblanque (1862)
"... evening about having so pluckily maintained the dignity of our respective countries, but I suspect we both wished ourselves well out of it at the time. ..."

2. Hunt's Yachting Magazine (1868)
"The wind at starting was blowing stiffly from south, and the Red Rover bounded off with the lead which she retained, although the Waterlily stuck pluckily ..."

3. The New Werner Twentieth Century Edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica: A (1907)
"She pluckily assailed the Merrimac when she returned and finally forced hei to go back to Norfolk. This remarkable battle caused ..."

4. Outing (1893)
"The contest was an uneven one, for the Columbia men, while rowing pluckily, were much smaller of build and lighter than their adversaries, who were none too ..."

5. A Boy's Control Ad Self-expression by Eustace Miles (1904)
"To do things cheerfully and pluckily—this is another teaching of games. The cheerfulness is as essential as the pluck, and that is saying a good deal. ..."

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