Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb pluck_at

1 sense of pluck at

Sense 1
pick at, pluck at, pull at -- (pluck or pull at with the fingers; "She picked nervously at the buttons of her blouse")
       => pull -- (apply force so as to cause motion towards the source of the motion; "Pull the rope"; "Pull the handle towards you"; "pull the string gently"; "pull the trigger of the gun"; "pull your knees towards your chin")

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