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1. plunge [ v ] Thrust or throw into
Examples: "Immerse yourself in the hot water"

Used in print:

(David Stacton, The Judges of the Secret Court....)

An open field was better than a building , that was for_sure , so he dismounted , turned off the horse , and plunged through the grass .

(Howard Fast, April Morning....)

I would have stood there and died there if left to myself , but Cousin_Simmons grabbed my arm in his viselike grip and fairly plucked me out of there ; and_then I came_to some sanity and plunged away with such extraordinary speed that I outdistanced Cousin_Simmons by_far .

(Robert Penn Warren, Wilderness....)

He had plunged into the dark woods beyond .

Synonyms plunge immerse Related Terms penetrate soak dunk sheathe submerge dip dip piston

2. plunge [ v ] drop steeply
Examples: "the stock market plunged"

Used in print:


But at_least the pessimists who believed that the world_organization had plunged to its death in that plane crash in the Congo have been proved wrong .

(Jim Berry Pearson, The Maxwell Land Grant....)

Shot near the heart , he turned to one side and plunged for a door to another room several feet away , three bullets following him .

Synonyms plunge dive plunk Related Terms descend duck crash-dive sky_dive nosedive power-dive

3. plunge [ v ] dash violently or with great speed or impetuosity
Examples: "She plunged at it eagerly"

Used in print:

(Peter Field, Rattlesnake Ridge....)

Recklessly hurling the bronc sidewise into an intersecting draw , he plunged forward with undiminished speed .

Synonyms plunge Related Terms dart launch

4. plunge [ v ] begin with vigor
Examples: "He launched into a long diatribe" "She plunged into a dangerous adventure"

Synonyms plunge launch Related Terms begin

5. plunge [ v ] begin with vigor
Examples: "He launched into a long diatribe" "She plunged into a dangerous adventure"

Used in print:

(Charles Wharton Stork, "Verner von Heidenstam"...)

But he plunges into yet another , this time with Norway , and is killed in an assault on the fortress of Fredrikshall , being only thirty-six years of_age when he died .

Synonyms plunge launch Related Terms begin

6. plunge [ n ] a brief swim in water

Used in print:

(The Providence Journal...)

There are some sharp and whipping lines and some hilariously funny situations - the best of the latter being a mass impromptu plunge into a nightclub tank where a `` mermaid '' is performing .

Synonyms plunge dip Related Terms swimming dunk

7. plunge [ v ] cause to be immersed
Examples: "The professor plunged his students into the study of the Italian text"

Used in print:

(R. Leslie Gourse, With Gall and Honey....)

The teacher plunged the children into a new portion , this time in Hebrew , rapping the stick incessantly .

Synonyms plunge immerse Related Terms steep steep

8. plunge [ v ] fall abruptly
Examples: "It plunged to the bottom of the well"

Synonyms dump plunge Related Terms drop dive

9. plunge [ v ] engross (oneself) fully
Examples: "He immersed himself into his studies"

Synonyms engulf steep immerse engross absorb soak_up plunge Related Terms concentrate drink_in concentration intentness

10. plunge [ v ] immerse briefly into a liquid so as to wet, coat, or saturate
Examples: "dip the garment into the cleaning solution" "dip the brush into the paint"

Synonyms dip dunk plunge douse souse Related Terms immerse dabble sop dip dipper ducking drenching dip

11. plunge [ n ] a steep drop

Synonyms plunge Related Terms drop

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