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plunge

plunge

 
 
pronunciation:
pluhnj
parts of speech:
verb, noun
part of speech: verb
inflections: plunged, plunges, plunging
definition 1: to thrust into something soft or liquid.
She plunged her hand into the muck and felt for her ring.
similar words:
drive, duck, dunk, immerse, propel, sink, submerge, thrust
definition 2: to dive or jump.
The swimmer plunged into the cold pool.
synonyms:
dive
similar words:
fling, hurl, throw
definition 3: to move suddenly forward or downward.
The temperature plunged.
synonyms:
lunge
similar words:
cascade, dart, decline, descend, dive, fall, leap, swoop
 
part of speech: noun
definition: the act of diving.
She took a plunge in the ocean.
synonyms:
dive