plume: Palabra del día: October 22, 2020
plume , v :
(transitive, also figurative) To adorn, cover, or furnish with feathers or plumes, or as if with feathers or plumes. (transitive, reflexive) Chiefly of a bird: to arrange and preen the feathers of, specifically in preparation for flight; hence (figurative), to prepare for (something). (transitive, reflexive, by extension) To congratulate (oneself) proudly, especially concerning something unimportant or when taking credit for another person’s effort; to self-congratulate. (transitive, archaic) To strip (a bird) of feathers; to pluck (by extension) To peel, to strip completely; to pillage; also, to deprive of power. (falconry, obsolete) Of a hawk: to pluck the feathers from prey. (intransitive) Of a dispersed substance such as dust or smoke: to fan out or spread in a cloud.