pluckiness

plucky

[pluhk-ee]
adjective, pluckier, pluckiest.
having or showing pluck or courage; brave: The drowning swimmer was rescued by a plucky schoolboy.

Origin:
1820–30; pluck + -y1

pluckily, adverb
pluckiness, noun


courageous, determined; cheerful; spunky, spirited.
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plucky (ˈplʌkɪ)
 
adj , pluckier, pluckiest
having or showing courage in the face of difficulties, danger, etc
 
'pluckily
 
adv
 
'pluckiness
 
n

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