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plunge

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1 an act or instance of diving

  • the Olympic diver took a well-executed plunge off the diving board
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2 the act or process of going to a lower level or altitude

  • an overnight plunge in temperature sent the thermometer to below the freezing mark
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plunge

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1 to cast oneself head first into deep water

  • she took a deep breath and plunged from the side of the pool
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2 to go to a lower level especially abruptly

  • prices for those televisions have really plunged since they were first introduced
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3 to lead or extend downward

  • a stairway plunging into darkness
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