Definitions of plunge:
  • noun:   a steep and rapid fall
  • noun:   a brief swim in water
  • verb:   begin with vigor
    Example: "She plunged into a dangerous adventure"
  • verb:   cause to be immersed
    Example: "The professor plunged his students into the study of the Italian text"
  • verb:   dash violently or with great speed or impetuosity
    Example: "She plunged at it eagerly"
  • verb:   fall abruptly
    Example: "It plunged to the bottom of the well"
  • verb:   thrust or throw into
  • verb:   drop steeply
    Example: "The stock market plunged"
  • verb:   engross (oneself) fully
  • verb:   immerse briefly into a liquid so as to wet, coat, or saturate

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