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Hard hands plucked and prodded at Tolteca, ripped his garments with their curious pluckings.
do you ever read writing? Peter DeWolf 2010
Thus began Ackerman's new label, Gang of Seven, a name he chose mostly because it sounded nothing like the genteel pingings and pluckings of Windham Hill.
After all these callings hither and thither, these pluckings and searchings, I shall fall alone through this thin sheet into gulfs of fire.
The Waves 2003
Gentle guitar pluckings floated along the ocean breeze in a sensual serenade.
Strategic Engagement Mann, Catherine 2003
The old shivers run through me, hatred and terror, as I feel myself grappled to one spot by these hooks they cast on us; these greetings, recognitions, pluckings of the finger and searchings of the eyes.
The Waves 2003
Stick lesser pluckings and cuttings in anywhere, anyhow, until the sides are closed.
Starfarers Anderson, Poul, 1926- 1998
Still, I was now wishing I had paid a little more attention to Fergus's frantic mumblings and pluckings at my sleeve.
Dragonfly in Amber Gabaldon, Diana 1992
These are but random pluckings from a rich blossoming.
"From one hundred plants, pluckings for the table were made twice a week, from the middle of November to the middle of January; and these fresh from the open garden, although the thermometer in the time had indicated a temperature approaching to zero."
It is a sure bearer; and, as the pods are produced in succession, pluckings may be made from day to day for many weeks.