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  Words related to plunge

Related / Similar Words: dip, launch, steep, immerse, engulf, engross, absorb, soak up, dunk, souse, douse, dive, plunk, dump

 

Definition:
  • a brief swim in water;
  • a steep and rapid fall;
  • begin with vigor; "He launched into a long diatribe"; "She plunged into a dangerous adventure";
  • engross (oneself) fully; "He immersed himself into his studies";
  • cause to be immersed; "The professor plunged his students into the study of the Italian text";
  • immerse briefly into a liquid so as to wet, coat, or saturate; "dip the garment into the cleaning solution"; "dip the brush into the paint";
  • thrust or throw into; "Immerse yourself in hot water";
  • dash violently or with great speed or impetuosity; "She plunged at it eagerly";
  • drop steeply; "the stock market plunged";
  • fall abruptly; "It plunged to the bottom of the well";

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    Hyponyms: drink in, drink, sop, dip, douse, duck, dabble, dunk, souse, submerge, submerse, soak, sheathe, power-dive, nosedive, crash-dive, parachute, jump

     

    Grouped Verbs: immerse, steep, engulf, engross, absorb, soak up, launch, dump, dive, plunk

     

    Derivational Morphology: dunk, dip, souse, douse, immerse, duck, dump, dive, plunk, concentration, engrossment, absorption, immersion, preoccupation, preoccupancy, intentness, submersion, ducking, dousing, plunger, plumber's helper, drenching, soaking, sousing, dipper, Dunker, Dunkard, Tunker, diver, piston

     

     
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