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pluck - courage; V: pull off or out; pull out the hair or feathers of; ADJ. plucky: courageous; brave
wrest - obtain by pulling violently; pull away; take by violence; Ex. wrest victory from their grasp
contravene - contradict; oppose; violate (a rule, law, or custom); N. contravention
grumble - complain; mutter discontentedly; grouch; N.
receptive - quick or willing to receive (ideas, suggestions, etc.); Ex. receptive to the proposal
defection - desertion
misnomer - wrong or improper name; incorrect designation
recondite - abstruse; not easily understood; profound; secret
sleigh - large vehicle drawn by a horse over snow or ice
gratuitous - given freely; unwarranted; uncalled for; done without good reason; Ex. gratuitous comment