plunges 1 of 2

present tense third-person singular of plunge


2 of 2


plural of plunge
as in tumbles
an act or instance of diving the Olympic diver took a well-executed plunge off the diving board

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as in drops
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.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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