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PLUNGE





Definition:

  1. [noun] a brief swim in water
    Synonyms: dip

  2. [noun] a steep and rapid fall

  3. [verb] thrust or throw into; "Immerse yourself in hot water"
    Synonyms: immerse

  4. [verb] drop steeply; "the stock market plunged"
    Synonyms: dive, plunk

  5. [verb] dash violently or with great speed or impetuosity; "She plunged at it eagerly"

  6. [verb] begin with vigor; "He launched into a long diatribe"; "She plunged into a dangerous adventure"
    Synonyms: launch

  7. [verb] cause to be immersed; "The professor plunged his students into the study of the Italian text"
    Synonyms: immerse

  8. [verb] fall abruptly; "It plunged to the bottom of the well"
    Synonyms: dump

  9. [verb] 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"
    Synonyms: dunk, dip, souse, douse

  10. [verb] engross (oneself) fully; "He immersed himself into his studies"
    Synonyms: steep, immerse, engulf, engross, absorb, soak up

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