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plunges

verb
present tense third-person singular of plunge

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(Entry 1 of 2)

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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plunges

noun
plural of plunge

Synonyms & Antonyms of plunges (Entry 2 of 2)

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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“Plunges.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/plunges. Accessed 30 Sep. 2020.

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