pluckily
adverb see plucky

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Pluckily — Pluck i*ly, adv. In a plucky manner. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pluckily — plucky ► ADJECTIVE (pluckier, pluckiest) ▪ determined and courageous in the face of difficulties. DERIVATIVES pluckily adverb pluckiness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • pluckily — adverb in a plucky manner he was Brentford s defensive star in pluckily holding out the determined Reading raids for long periods • Derived from adjective: ↑plucky …   Useful english dictionary

  • pluckily — See plucky. * * * …   Universalium

  • pluckily — adverb In a plucky manner …   Wiktionary

  • pluckily — plÊŒkɪlɪ adv. courageously, daringly, fearlessly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pluckily — pluck·i·ly …   English syllables

  • pluckily — See: plucky …   English dictionary

  • plucky — pluckily, adv. pluckiness, n. /pluk ee/, adj., pluckier, pluckiest. having or showing pluck or courage; brave: The drowning swimmer was rescued by a plucky schoolboy. [1820 30; PLUCK + Y1] Syn. courageous, determined; cheerful; spunky, spirited.… …   Universalium

  • plucky — adjective (pluckier; est) Date: 1840 spirited, brave • pluckily adverb • pluckiness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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