- r in a plucky manner
he was Brentford's defensive star in pluckily holding out the determined Reading raids for long periods
- Though she had never sung on a stage before, much less with an orchestra, she pluckily replied: "Have no fear.
- In speech after speech, he has pluckily insisted that "the Smothers Brothers show may never go on again, but we have to keep the issue alive and I mean free speech.
- As Stevenson's original amendment urged, U Thant pluckily proposed that the Congolese army be reorganized and retrained; this would put the troops into the hands of the central .